North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL

Obituaries

January 21, 2014

Obituary: Terry Franklin Graham, Sr.

Obituary: Terry Franklin Graham, Sr.

Terry Franklin Graham, Sr., 67 of Mt. Olive, Alabama went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, January 20, 2014.  He was born on May 7, 1946, to the Late Lester and Guinell Graham.  He was an active member of Unity Baptist Church.  He retired from CSX Railroad after 38 ½ years and served in the US Coast Guard.

He was preceded in death by brothers, LV Graham and Nuel Graham; sisters, Doris Tidwell and Faye Graham. He is survived by his devoted wife of 42 years, Ann; his beloved son, Frankie (Kathy); his special Granddaughter, Abby Grace; sister, Louise Glenn (Perry); brother-in-law Bud Hope and Sister- in-Law Wanda Ingram, who Terry and Ann raised as their own  children. Sister-in- Laws, Betty Sandlin (John) and Pandy Hope; Special Sister-in-laws, Bobbie Harrison and Martha Speaks; Special brother-in-laws,  O.C. Harrison, Benny Speaks, and Chris Ingram; special hosts of cousins, nieces and nephews.  Visitation is planned for Thursday January 23 at Ridout’s Gardendale Chapel from 5-8 p.m. with Chapel funeral services on Friday at 2 p.m.  Entombment will follow in Oakwood Memorial Mausoleum.  Flowers or memorials donations may be made to Unity Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 295, Kimberly, Alabama, 35091. The American Heart Association, or the American Diabetes Association.

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