Dorothy Graham, 80, of Creston

Dorothy Graham, 80, of Creston, W.Va., passed into the arms of her loving Saviour Dec. 19, 2005, from Sunbridge Care and Rehab of Parkersburg.

She was born in Little Creek, Calhoun County, the daughter of the late Malvern H. and Nellie B. McCune. Dorothy was a devout Christian and a member of the Creston United Methodist Church.

Surviving are five sons, Roger Graham of Duncannon, Pa., Michael Graham of Newark, W.Va., Paul Edward Graham of Creston, Daniel Stephen Graham of Parkersburg and Tony Graham of Martins Ferry, Ohio; three daughters, Betty Jo Lemon of Vincent, Ohio, Mary Lou Schrader and Ruth Ann Schrader of Newark, W.Va.; 13 grandchildren, Gina Madison, Tommy Lemon, Kristi Gilchrist, David Graham, Ruth Ann Kyler, Gary Graham, Candace Merrill, Michael Schrader, Angie Kemp, Aimee Grimmett, Amanda Ray, Jason and Matthew Graham; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, "Bud" David Graham in 1983.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Matheny Pomroy Funeral Home of Elizabeth with the Rev. William D. Stutler officiating. Burial will be in the Cooper Cemetery of Calhoun County. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until time of service Thursday at the funeral home.