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Anna M. Graham

February 27, 1939 - October 24, 2009

WASHINGTON – Anna M. Graham, 70, of Washington died at 2:20 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, at Proctor Hospital in Peoria.

She was born Feb. 27, 1939, in Petersburg, the daughter of Robert F. and Eula Marie (Frickie) Skaggs. She married George L. Graham on June 8, 1957; he preceded her in death on Feb. 7, 1999.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and a half brother.

She is survived by a son, Robert L. (Sandra) Graham of Washington; three daughters,

Edna M. (Andrew) Saulpaw of Durango, Colo., Lana J. (Ron) Dehne of Peoria and April J. (Marvin) Delgado of Oceanside, Calif.; 16 grandchildren, James (companion, Charity McDowell) and Stephanie Graham, Shannon and Samuel Roberts, June and David Greenway, Kristen, Karen and Justin Dehne, Tony, Doug, Joey, Danny and Dennis Delgado, and Debbie Bordeaux; four great-grandchildren, Payton Grace Ann Graham, Addison Taylor, Ava Irene Lennington, and Melissa Delgado; a sister,

Elsie Collins of Jacksonville; two brothers, Paul Bains and William Overfield, both of Selma, Ala.; a niece and a nephew, Dino Ra and Tammy Dinora of Springfield; a great-niece, Devin Dinora of Springfield; and several cousins.

Anna was a resident of Washington for 49 years and was a homemaker. She was a member of Bayview Baptist Church in Washington.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until the time of funeral services at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at Staab Funeral Home, with Clint Cook officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, at Sugar Grove Cemetery in Greenview.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

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