Funeral services for Mr. M. L. Graham, Jr., 73, of Farmerville will be 2:00 PM Friday, March 11, 2005 at Liberty Baptist Church with Bro. Gaylon King and Bro. Vernon Lee officiating. Interment will be in Liberty Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home of Farmerville.
Mr. Graham, a retired tax assessor for Union Parish, died Wednesday, March 9th. He was a member of Franklin Street Baptist Church, retired from Union Parish Volunteer Fire Dept, was past president of the Farmerville Jaycees, past president of Farmerville Lion’s Club, and served on the Board of Directors and as past president of the LA. Tax Association.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Lonie Graham and sister, Shirley Graham.
He is survived by his father, Bro. M. L. Graham, Sr. and step-mother, Peggy Graham of Farmerville; wife, Nita Graham of Farmerville; one son, Aubrey L. Graham and wife, Martie Graham of Farmerville; two daughters: Kathy Davidson and husband, Donald Lee Davidson of Farmerville; and Sherry Bowen and husband, Keith Bowen of Farmerville; two brothers: Sherward Graham and Elvin Graham both of Farmerville; one sister, Nelda Williams of Spearsville; five grandchildren: Christopher Davidson, Brandi Thomas, Heather Chellette, Cara Marie Bowen, Cade Bowen; and two Great Grandchildren: Madison Thomas and Noah Thomas.
Pallbearers are Joe Cusimano, Donnie Tucker, Lane Brothers, Glen Smith, Jr. Johnson and Danny Eddy.
Honorary pallbearers: Yverne Taylor, Charles Johnson and John Ed Johnson.
Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 PM at Farrar Funeral Home, Farmerville.