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Patricia Lucille Graham

July 18, 1928 — March 4, 2022

Patricia Lucille Graham, 93, joined her heavenly father on March 4, 2022 while residing in Shawnee, OK.

Patricia was born on July 18, 1928 In Arkansas City, Kansas to Cora Lucille and Harold Sherman Cline. Patricia graduated from Newkirk High School and continued her studies at Oklahoma A&M University where she earned a degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Animal Husbandry. She had a passion for enriching children and dedicated her life to teaching and caring for them for over 30 years.

Patricia married Kerney Graham, Jr. on August 25, 1954 at her home in Newkirk, OK. The couple had two sons, Gary Sherman and Curtis Alan as well as two daughters, Jeannie Lynn and Susan Joy.

In addition to Patricia’s passion for children, she had a joyous love of nature and animals including wild birds, house pets and horses. She was also known for her numerous indoor plants, outdoor flower beds and gardening. Above all else, she loved, cared for and nurtured her family.

Patrica also faithfully served as a pastor’s wife for over 40 years helping those in need. She dutifully taught children’s Sunday School, supported her husband's ministry and lent her musical gifts when needed to play the church piano and organ.

Patricia is preceded in death by her parents Cora Lucille and Harold Sherman Cline; sister Sandra Lockwood; and brother Harold "Junior" Cline.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years Kerney Graham Jr; son Gary Graham and wife Cindy; son Curtis Graham and wife Deanna; daughter Jeannie Beene and husband Dewey Sr; daughter Susan Dilday and husband Jerry; Eight grandchildren Dewey Beene, Jr. and wife Sacha Patires; Christy Kinnett; Gregory Graham and wife Crystal Mackenzie; Paige Cornelius and husband Clayton; Ashton Graham; Jarrod Dilday and wife Ginni; Cassidy Graham; and Corbin Graham and husband Patrick; 10 great grandchildren Shianna, Autumn, Heather, Joey, M'lania, Haylee, Taytum, Harry, Madi and Bree; and sisters Carolyn Rouse, Marsha Locke and husband Kenny and Willetta Duke.


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Thursday, March 10, 2022

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