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Lenora Lucille Graham, 97, of Marion, died Dec. 6, 2017. She was born Sept. 7, 1920, in Florence, the daughter of Peter (Pete) and Tena (Williams) Pankratz, and was a long-time resident of Florence.
She was united in marriage to Charles (Chuck) Graham on Sept. 30, 1939. Together they owned and operated an appliance store in Florence. They were both very active in the Florence community as well as in the Florence Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and her brothers, Earl and Ronald.
She is survived by her two sons, Galen Graham and his wife Wendy, of San Antonio, Texas, and Gregory Graham of Florence; two grandchildren, Galen Graham Jr. and Brenton Graham; and one great-granddaughter, Helena.
Funeral Services were at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at Florence Christian Church with the Rev. Carl Helm officiating. A graveside service was conducted immediately following at Florence Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Florence Christian Church.
Last modified Dec. 13, 2017