Mrs. Mary Odelle Warren Graham was born June 13, 1932 in Linden, Tennessee to the union of the late Eardley Claudis and Ollie Mae Marrs Warren. Mrs. Graham was an Administrative Assistant for the State of Tennessee Department of Environmental and Conservation and a member of the Crievewood Baptist Church in Nashville, TN. She was united in marriage to James A. Graham, Jr. on September 25, 1954. Mr. Graham preceded her in death on June 10, 2012. Mrs. Graham departed this life on April 22, 2020 making her stay in this life some 87 Years, 10 Months, and 9 Days.
She is survived by a son, James A. Graham, III of Biloxi, MS; a daughter, Jane Graham Craig of Brentwood, TN; a granddaughter, Anna Kathryn Caroline Craig of Brentwood, TN; a sister, Jessie Marie Lawton of Linden, TN; two brothers, Donnie Warren of Linden, TN and Roger Warren of Lobelville, TN. She is also survived by numerous loving nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband of 57 years and
parents, Mrs. Graham was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Lou
Plunkett, Yvonne Qualls, Kathy Vee Warren; and two brothers, Claudis Tucker
Warren, J.R. Warren.
A Private Family Graveside Service was held on April 24, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the Philadelphia Cemetery in Waynesboro, Tennessee with James David Boroughs officiating. Shackelford Funeral Directors Assisting.