A funeral service was held Friday, July 21, 2017, at the Assembly of God Church in Tarkio, Missouri, for Louise Graham. Interment was held at Home Cemetery, Tarkio. Pastor Kevin Smith officiated. Services were under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio.
Louise, the daughter of Garland G. and Sadie (Vaughan) Hall, was born December 19, 1937, in Colfax, Missouri. She attended Westboro High School, Westboro, Missouri, graduating in 1955.
On September 21, 1958, Louise was united in marriage to Paul Graham at the Westboro United Methodist Church. They became the parents of three children, Linda, Joanne and Garland (Pete). They made their home in Omaha, Nebraska, for one year before moving back to Tarkio, Missouri. In 1966, they moved to Los Angeles, California. In 1968, they moved back to Tarkio, Missouri, where they made their home until 2015, when they moved to Bend, Oregon, to be near family.
Louise was employed as a secretary for an insurance company in Omaha, Nebraska, and Tarkio College. She later was employed as the custodian at the Tarkio United States Postal Service for over 20 years. Louise was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Tarkio. Louise passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in Bend, at the age of 79.
In addition to her parents, Louise was preceded in death by three sisters, Frances, Mary and Linda Hall. Survivors include husband, Paul Graham, Bend; daughters, Linda Haber and husband, David, Bend; Joanne Garcia, Long Beach, California; son, Garland (Pete) Graham and wife, Lori, Elkhorn, Nebraska; 18 grandchildren; three brothers, Harvey Hall and wife, Barbara, Roseburg, Oregon, Dean Hall and wife, Diane, Westboro, and Charles Hall and wife, Sharon, Shenandoah, Iowa; and sisters, Pauline Hilbers and husband, Ray, Warsaw, Missouri, Judy Hall and Betty Waltz, both of Omaha, Nebraska.
Memorials may be directed to the Louise Graham Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be left at www.minterfuneralchapels.com.