Lena M. Graham
Lena M. Graham, 90, of Beckley, formerly of Pulaski, Va., went peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Thursday evening, April 11, 2013, after a short illness. She has now been made whole again.
Born March 1923 in Pulaski County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Jordan Franklin Morris and Lillie Sue Smith Morris. She was a born-again Christian and a member of Newbern Community Christian Church. She loved her church family and enjoyed their visits often. She had previously resided at the Pulaski Retirement Center and the Summit Assisted Living. She loved participating in the church services and playing bingo.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Roy in 1976, her daughter Mary Ann Mitchell in 2010 and brothers Roscoe, Bentley and Shirley and sisters Maggie Hall, Metta Gunn, Callie Moore, Ruby Jennings, Claudia Phillips, Kyle Altizer, and Gertrude Stiltner.
She is survived by her daughter Debbie Hodges and her husband Rusty, son-in-law Russell Mitchell, sister-in-law Ruth Elkins, grandchildren Andrea Brush and husband Brad, Patricia Furr and husband Bill, Lisa Rolan and husband Mike, and Rusty Mitchell and wife Lori. Also surviving are great-grandchildren Emma, Noah, Jacob, Ashley, Daniel and Sara and great-great-grandson Ulrich Lee. She also leaves behind several nieces and nephews whom she was very close to. A special thanks to those who went the extra mile during these last few years.
Funeral services celebrating the life of Mrs. Graham will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Seagle Funeral Home in Pulaski, Va. Visitation with the family will be from 2 to 3 p.m., with Pastor Ernie Depew officiating.
Friends and family may gather on Monday, April 15, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Beckley, for graveside services.
Contributions may be made to the Newbern Community Christian Church in Dublin, Va.
Online condolences may be sent to www.seaglefuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski, 540-980-1700.