Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home
West Frankfort- MARY KAY GRAHAM, age 58, of West Frankfort, passed away at 6:20pm on Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.
Mary was born in Davis County Hospital in Washington, Indiana on August 21, 1949, the daughter of Robert Lee and Mildred Simpson. She married Robert Jerry Graham in Herrin on October 2, 1976. Together, they have shared thirty-one years of marriage. Robert survives in West Frankfort.
Mrs. Graham was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Church of God in Herrin. Mary graduated from Petersburg High School in 1968 and attended college in Kankakee, Indiana.
Survivors include her husband- Robert Jerry Graham of West Frankfort, IL
Mother- Mildred Simpson of Omaha, IL
Daughter and Son-In-Law- Kimberly and William Laws of Benton, IL
Step-Son- Terry Graham of Tamaroa. IL
Step-Daughter- Patricia Howerton of Marion, IL
Step-Daughter- Angela Drumheller of Marion, IL
One Sister- Cheryl Cairiving
Two Brothers- Robert and Donald Simpson
Grandchildren- Jessica Howerton, Brandy Graham, Tera Graham, Fleshia Marks,
Aaron Marks, Denika Laws, Meghan Laws, Brandon Switzer
Great Grandchildren- Lushawna Morris and Christopher Morris
Mary was preceded in death by her father- Robert Lee Simpson.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00pm on Saturday, October 27, 2007 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Dan Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Herrin City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00-3:00pm on Saturday, October 27, 2007 at the funeral home.
For more information, or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com