Charles Isaac Graham

June 14, 2017

Charles Isaac Graham, age 84, of Everton, passed away June 5, 2017, in the Willard Nursing Home.

He was born April 11, 1933, in Dade County to Isaac and Iva (Lane) Graham.

Charles and Darlene Hudson were united in marriage June 10, 1956. He passed away five days shy of their 61st anniversary.

He was a United States Army Veteran and worked 21 years at the Missouri Rehab Center in Mt. Vernon. He was a member of Everton American Legion Post #443, serving on their Military Honors Team.

Charles owned Graham Heating and Air Conditioning in Everton for 60 years. He was a member of the Everton Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Gladys Mallory and Eileen Little.

Charles is survived by his wife, Darlene, of the home; two sons, Charles David Graham and wife, Wanita, of Greenfield and Phillip Eugene Graham and wife, Diana, of Everton; four grandchildren: Ronnie Dale Graham, April Morris, William Morris and Brittney Reid; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Hargis of Willard and Nora Farris of Lockwood; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Services were held Saturday, June 10, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., in the Everton Baptist Church, with Dr. Duke Jones officiating, under direction of Birch Funeral Home, Ash Grove. Burial followed in Sinking Creek Cemetery, Everton.

Military Honors under the auspices of Juliet Team Joplin and American Legion Post #47 Greenfield.

Donations in the memory of Charles may be made to the Everton Baptist Church or Sinking Creek Cemetery, Everton.

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