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Jack Graham Obituary

Jack A. Graham
Jack A. Graham

January 29, 1923 - December 26, 2011
Born in Jasper, Tennessee
Resided in Troy, IL

Obituary

Jack Graham, 88, of Troy, Illinois, formerly of Granite City, Illinois, passed away on Monday, December 26, 2011. He was born January 29, 1923 in Jasper, Tennessee, a son of the late William Smith and Lela (Phillips) Graham. He married Imogene L. (Wehrle) Graham on January 7, 1954, whom passed away June 21, 1998. Jack proudly served his country in the Army for 12 years. During W.W.II he participated in D-Day Invasion of Normandy. He was awarded a Purple Heart for his service in the Korean War. Jack was as supervisor at the Army Depot Commissary for 24 years before retiring in 1985. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Maryville, Troy VFW, Granite City Eagles Lodge, Glen Carbon American Legion, and the D.A.V. Jack is survived by son, Aaron (Leslie) Graham of Granite City, Illinois; daughter, Karan (Joseph) Novosel of Hamburg, Illinois; brother, Carl (Jo) Graham of Granite City, Illinois; grandchildren, Kyle, Erin, and Layne Graham, Paul and Brian Novosel; and one great granddaughter, Gabriel Graham. In addition to his parents and spouse, he is preceded in death by brothers, Fred and Paul Graham; and sisters, Dorothy Haggar, Marie Myers, and Frances Nolting.

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Visitation
Irwin Chapel Glen Carbon
591 Glen Crossing Rd
Glen Carbon , IL US 62034
Thursday, December 29, 2011
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Service
Irwin Chapel Glen Carbon
591 Glen Crossing Rd
Glen Carbon , IL US 62034
Friday, December 30, 2011
10:00 AM
Cemetery
Sunset Hill Memorial Estates
50 Fountain Drive
Glen Carbon, IL US 62034
Friday, December 30, 2011
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Charities

First Baptist Church of Maryville
Troy VFW
591 Glen Crossing Road | Glen Carbon, IL 62034 | Phone: 618-288-9500
3960 Maryville Road | Granite City, IL 62040 | Phone: 618-931-8000
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