Willie Graham Jr.

Published 11:00 am Friday, March 7, 2014

PORT GIBSON — Willie Graham Jr. died Feb. 26, 2014 at River Region Medical Center. He was 75.
Mr. Graham was born Sept. 4, 1937, and was a retired Claiborne County road manager and a member of China Grove M. B. Church in Port Gibson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Graham Sr. and Sarah Rosetta Williams-Graham; a daughter, Ruby Hammitte; sister, Bettie Graham; and a brother, John Charles Graham.
Survivors include a son, Dennis Tarleton of Port Gibson; seven daughters, Doretha Wells of Port Gibson, Shirley Graham of Natchez, Tina Barnes of Korea, Maxine Graham of Vicksburg, Sharon Graham of Desoto, Texas, Karla Tarleton-Shelvy of Vicksburg, and Camelody Tarleton of Vicksburg; a brother, Roy Graham of Port Gibson; four sisters, Clara Graham Wilson-Brown of Los Angeles, Sarah Graham-Spiller of Desoto, Texas, Catherine Coleman of Port Gibson, and Allean Graham Jackson of Oklahoma City, Okla.; 24 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014, at China Grove M. B. Church with burial at MCCAA Cemetery under the direction of Rollins Funeral Home of Port Gibson.
Visitation will be today from noon to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

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