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Viola Burdette Graham

Viola Burdette Graham, 85, resident of 657 Sharon Church Rd. widow of James William Graham passed away Monday Sept. 13, 2010 at Abbeville Nursing Home.

Born in Abbeville Co. SC, she was a daughter of the late Ed Burdette and Ione Bufford Burdette.

She was a former employee of Rocky River Mills and was a retired homemaker. She was a faithful member of Abbeville First Baptist Church. She will be missed by her loving family and many friends.

Survivors include 1 son, Roger Graham and his wife, Rose, of Abbeville, SC; 1 daughter, Eve Poole and her husband, Cary, of Abbeville, SC; 3 sisters, Molly McCurry of Abbeville, SC, Betty Barry of Columbia, SC and Lennie Reid of Honea Path, SC; grandchildren Jared Graham and his wife, Mary, of Greenwood, SC, Casey Wilson and his wife, Jodie, of Greenwood, SC and Dana Ashcraft of Due West, SC; 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter Caroline Stroud.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday Sept. 15, 2010 at 3:00 PM at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home with the Rev. Kyle Antone officiating: The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. The family is at the home of her son Mr. & Mrs. Roger Graham 220 Old Vienna Rd. Abbeville, SC.

The body is at the Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 PM Wednesday afternoon prior to services.

Memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Graham to The Abbeville Gideon's Camp P O Box 1126 Abbeville, SC 29620 or to the Abbeville Baptist Church, Building Fund, 111 Ellis Ave. Abbeville, SC 29620.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
2:00-3:00 PM


Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
3:00 PM


Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
2699 Highway 72
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

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Roger, I read on the Old AHS web site that your mother passed away. Having lost both of my parents--I know the loss you are feeling now. Please know you and your family are in my prayers, Take Care. John Gray

John Gray Sep 19 2010 12:00 AM

Eve, sorry for your lost. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. may the the LORD be with you and your family. James R. Jones

James Jones Sep 15 2010 12:00 AM

a sweet lovly lady what a joy to know that our lost of her physical presence means her presence with the lord she loved and served love and prayers helen speer

helen speer Sep 14 2010 12:00 AM


Nancy W. & Don Reece Sep 14 2010 12:00 AM

Roger and Rose, Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow. We rejoice that your mom is now with our Lord and has no more pain and is healed forevermore. May you find God's grace more sufficient in days ahead. In love and sympathy, Pat and Ruth

Ruth Hill Sep 14 2010 12:00 AM