Jerry Graham jr

b. 19 December 1931, d. 26 January 2009

Father*Jerry Robert Graham sr b. 9 Mar 1888, d. 9 Sep 1970
Mother*Clara Blanche Snyder b. 12 Nov 1894, d. 26 Oct 1937
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Occupation*Jerry Graham jr occupation 33 years at Union Carbide/Elkem Metals, Marietta, Wahington County, OH. 
Marriage*He married Dorothy Cheadle
Marriage*Jerry Graham jr married Lu M Bollinger
Birth*Jerry Graham jr was born on 19 December 1931 at Millwood, Jackson County, WV.1,2 
Residence*He lived on 19 December 1951 at 415 36th St, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV.1 
Marriage*He married Oma Eileen Goodwin, daughter of James M Goodwin and Oma (?), on 25 December 1951 at Parkersburg, Wood County, WV; Rev Calas T Moats.1 
ResidenceJerry Graham jr lived in 1980 at RR, Williamstown, Wood County, WV. 
ResidenceHe lived between 1993 and 2009 at 2308 Gihon Rd, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV. 
Religion* The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in 2009. 
Death*He died on 26 January 2009 at Willows Center, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV, at age 77.2 
Obituary*His obituary published on 27 January 2009 at Parkersburg, Wood County, WV; Jerry Graham Jr., 77, of Parkersburg, W.Va., passed away on January 26, 2009 at the Willows Center, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

He was born December 19, 1931, a son of Jerry Robert Graham Sr. and Clara Snyder Graham in Millwood, W.Va.

Jerry retired from Union Carbide/Elkem Metals after 33 years of service. He then started his second career as a Head Start Bus Driver and Security Guard. He enjoyed basketball, camping, bowling, hunting, practical jokes and coached baseball. He volunteered for Camden Clark Memorial Hospital for several years. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was very involved. He also supported Red Cross as often as he could.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Lu M. Bollinger Graham; four daughters, Robin (Randy) Hewitt of Kanawha, W.Va., Cheryl (Freddy) Curry of Myrtle Beach, SC, Kayla Graham of Parkersburg, and Karen Anne (Michael) Schmidt of Pasadena, MD; four sons, Keith (Eileen) Graham of Palm Beach, FL, Shawn Graham and fiancé Angie Helmick, Doug (Jamie) Graham, and Chad (Jacqueline Siers) Graham all of Parkersburg; two brothers, Doug (Lannie) Graham of Lapine, AL, and Alan (Kay) Graham of Syracuse, OH; 19 grandchildren; and 6 great-great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Eileen Goodwin Graham, two brothers, John E. and Homer Robert Graham; one sister, Ora Mae “Sis” Bacon; two infant sisters, Elizabeth and Udell; one infant brother, Raymond Graham; two great-granddaughters, Breanna Faith Hewitt and Amber Leann Hutchinson.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 30, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2515 Capitol Dr, south Parkersburg, with Bishop Mark Long officiating and Jim Robrecht conducting.. Interment will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. Family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29 at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike St., south Parkersburg, and from 9:00 a.m. until time of service on Friday at the church.2 
Burial*He was buried on 30 January 2009 at Sunset Memory Gardens, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV.2 

Family 1

Lu M Bollinger

Family 2

Oma Eileen Goodwin b. 15 April 1931, d. unknown

Family 3

Dorothy Cheadle

Last Edited10 Jun 2009


  1. [S1] Wood County WV Marriage Record.
  2. [S7] Obituary.