John Bryant Graham

Published 11:32 am Wednesday, December 7, 2011

John Bryant Graham died Monday, Dec. 5, 2011. He was 56.

Mr. Graham was born in San Diego and had lived in Vicksburg since 1967. He had been a state corrections officer. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Redbone United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his father, Miles T. Graham; and a brother, Jerry Graham.

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Survivors include a son, John “J.T.” Graham of Vicksburg; three daughters, Tonya Cole, Leslie Harrison and Cynthia Graham, all of Vicksburg; his mother, Tensie E. Graham of Vicksburg; a brother, Richard Graham of Neosho, Mo.; a sister, Cynthia White of Vicksburg; eight grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Glenwood Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. John Evans officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home from noon until the service.

Pallbearers will be Gordon Cotton, Ricky Lowery, David Rayfield, Reggie King, John Fuller and Ed Willis.

Honorary pallbearers will be Martin Pace, Jeff Riggs, Jay McKenzie and John Dolan.

Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.