The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 22, 2013

Obituaries — Saturday, June 22, 2013

Sandra Elaine Graham Bjork

Sandra Elaine Graham Bjork, age 67, of Flat Top, passed away at the Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley following a short illness.

Mrs. Bjork was born on June 3, 1946, at Odd, W.Va., and was the daughter of the late Lacy Graham and Edith Reed Graham.

Mrs. Bjork was a retired secretary and bookkeeper, was a former employee of Flat Top Family Clinic, and was a former employee of the Wood’s General Store and the Odd, W.Va., Post Office. She had also worked at Matherly Machine Shop at Flat Top.

In her spare time she enjoyed gardening, listening to music, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Mrs. Bjork was preceded in death by her brother, Jack Graham, and her sister Patricia Ann Richmond.

Those survivors left to cherish her memory include her husband of 43 years, Steve Bjork; three children, Kevin Moerke of Columbia, S.C., Bryan Bjork and his wife Chrystal of Old Eccles Road, Beckley, and Tiffany Moerke of Beckley.

Brothers, Lacy Tom Graham and his wife Naomi of Flat Top, and George Graham and his wife Ellen of Sophia; a sister Brenda Hogan and her husband Ted of Crow. Four grandchildren, Ashli Moerke Bragg and her husband Coleman of Norfolk, Va.; Dillon Moerke of Columbia, S.C.; Stephen Dewayne Bjork, Haley Nicole Bjork. “Adopted” brothers and sisters Zelmar Lilly Jr. and his wife Debbie and their son Zelmar Lilly III and his wife Kim (and their son Hunter).

Funeral services will be conducted to Celebrate The Life Of Sandra Bjork on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, with Rev. Jerry Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity.

Friends may visit with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Edward Graham, Zelmar Lilly III, Zelmar Lilly Jr., Dillon Moerke, Stephen Bjork, and Chris Hogue. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Independence Patriots High School Baseball Team.

Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring.

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