Clara Graham

Saturday, January 29, 2005

ANNA, Ill. -- Clara Ruth Graham, 84, of Anna died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005, at her home.

She was born June 24, 1920, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Marcellus and Shallottie Adams Jackson. She and William J. Graham were married Nov. 22, 1958. He died May 7, 1976.

Graham had been a cook in a restaurant.

Survivors include a daughter, Jean Brimm; a sister, Eleanor Nelson; a brother, Paul Jackson, all of Anna; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four sisters and four brothers.

Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Anna from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mike Gibson officiating. Burial will be in the American Legion Cemetery at Dongola, Ill.