JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Emory Gordan Graham, 85, of Mt. Vernon died May 3, 2002, at 
Jeffersonian Care Center in Mt. Vernon.

He was a retired self-employed truck driver.

Mr. Graham was born Feb. 9, 1917, in Jefferson County.  He married 
Katherine M. Winkler; she died Dec. 16, 1983.

Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Monday at Panther Fork Cemetery.  
The Rev. Merle Fullerton will officiate.  Those attending the service 
are asked to go directly to the cemetery Monday.  Military flag 
presentation will be conducted by the chaplain of Americal Legion Post 141 of 
Mt. Vernon.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home.

Mr. Graham is survived by two sons, David Staley of Flordia and Gordon 
Graham of Salem; a daughter, Loretta Gasper of West Frankfort; and a 
grandson, Johnathan Gasper of West Frankfort.

Mr. Graham was of the Baptist faith.  He was a U.S. Army veteran of 
World War II and a member of American Legion Post 141.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Hughey Funeral Home, where you may 
call 242-3348 for additional obituary information at any time.


Source: Mt. Vernon Register News 
Date: May 2002
Submitted by: Ida Reeves
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