Shirley Laverne Graham

Shirley Laverne Graham
Shirley Laverne Graham


Mrs. Shirley Laverne Graham, 70, of North Vernon, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019 at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born in Columbus, in 1948, she was the daughter of William Arvin and Lora Jane (Lucas) Baldwin.

Funeral services will be at Voss & Sons Funeral Service on Saturday, January 26 at 11 a.m. with Dale Boyd officiating. Burial will follow at Hayden Cemetery.

Family and friends may call at Voss & Sons Funeral Service on Friday from 4-8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of service.

On November 25, 1967, in Taylorsville, IN she married Larry Leon Graham, Sr. Mrs. Graham was a member of the Butlerville Mennonite Church. She was a retired cosmetologist. She liked to crochet, paint, sew, listen to music and gardening. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband of 51 years; she is survived by her daughter, Angela Linnette Parks (companion, Todd Lowry); grandchildren, Alicia (Creighton) Patterson, Chelsea (Anthony) Phillips-Payne, Zachery Graham, Shawn Graham and Cody Graham; the love of her life, great-granddaughter, Adelyn Phillips-Payne; brother, Kenneth (Zina) Baldwin; and sisters, Wanda (Kay) Dewar and Nancy Copley.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sons, Larry Leon Graham, Jr. and Loren L. Graham; and brother, Warren Dale “Yogi” Baldwin.

Memorials may be written to Butlerville Mennonite Church, in care of Voss & Sons Funeral Service.

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