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Obituary: Dorothy Graham, 89, Columbia, KY

She was a native of Cumberland Co., KY. She was a veteran of World War II and will be accorded military honors. She was a telephone operator for Bell Telephone in Louisville for 30 years. She was a member of Queen Esther Order of the Eastern Star in Louisville, KY.

Dorothy Graham, 89 of Columbia, KY passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at the Summit Manor Health & Rehab.

The funeral service will be Monday, July 26, 2010 at 2pmCT at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main ST, Burkesville, KY with burial in the Bow Schoolhouse Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Sunday, July 25, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville, KY. Eastern Star services will be held on Sunday evening at 6pmCT at the funeral home by Burkesville O.E.S.

Dorothy Graham, Cumberland Co., KY (1921-2010)

She was born in Cumberland Co, KY, on Tuesday, March 1, 1921. She was the daughter of the late James L. and Sallie Smith Graham. She died Tuesday, July 20, 2010, in Columbia, Adair Co., KY, at the age of 89 years, 4 months, and 24 days.

She worked as a telephone operator at Bell Telephone in Louisville, KY for 30 years, was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II, and was a member of Queen Esther Chapter 10 O.E.S. in Louisville.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one sister, Nancy Elizabeth Sparks; brothers, Rommie L. Graham, James Smith Graham, Carl L. Graham, Robert R. Graham, and two infant brothers.She is survived by the following:
  • One Brother: Donald (Donnie) Graham and his wife Barbara of Fort Walton Beach, FL

  • And a host of nieces, nephews, and friends
Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main ST, Burkesville, KY, in charge of arrrangements

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