Edward Graham, age 98, died early Thursday Morning, September 10, 2020 at Maury Regional Hospital. Mr. Graham was one of the Greatest Generation, a Veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. Army, 31st Field Artillery , Battery B, 7th Division. He fought in four major battles in the Pacific Theatre: Aleutian Islands, Marshall Islands, Philippines and Okinawa and was part of the occupation troops in Korea. He received the AP Theater Ribbon with four Bronze Service Stars and one Bronze Arrowhead, World War II Victory Ribbon, Philippine Liberation Ribbon and Two Bronze Stars.
Mr. Graham was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Laura Watts Graham, sister, Helen Morris and Brothers, Jessee and James. He is survived by his daughters, Doris Spain (Don, deceased) and Judy Rose (Anthony, deceased); two grandsons, Jason Spain (Lindsay) and Jeremy Rose (Amber), and five great grandchildren, Jordan Mickle, Aimee Rose, Jacob Rose, Connor Spain and Noah Spain. He was loved by all who knew him and we will be telling his stories and treasuring his memory for the remainder of our lives.
The family wishes to send a special Thank You to Lisa Fralix and to Lawanda Slager and the staff and residents of Keestone/Hewitt House for their loving care, kindness and thoughtfulness. You will always hold a special place in our hearts.
A Graveside Service is scheduled for 12 noon Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Giles Memory Gardens. The Family will visit with friends for one hour prior to the Service. Everyone is invited to attend but we ask that you wear a mask and practice social distancing.
In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Liberty Hill Cemetery Fund, c/o Geneva Holland, 357 Campbellsville Road, Ethridge, TN 38456 or to a charity of your choice.
Carr & Erwin Funeral Home