Obituary Notice: Barbara A. Graham

Obituary Notice: Barbara A. Graham (Provided photo)

Barbara A. Graham, 79, of Woodland died Friday, April 14, 2017 at the Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College.

She was born Aug. 19, 1937 in Woolridge Town, Pa., a daughter of the late Robert and Edna (Stiner) Dixon.

Mrs. Graham was a homemaker and a member of Bigler Full Gospel Church.

She is survived by three children, Robert P. Graham and his wife, Rhonda of Kylertown, William T. Graham and his wife, Mary Sue of Allport and Judith L. Kephart and her husband, John of Surveyor.

She is survived by eight grandchildren, Derrick and Joe Graham, Pamela Bumbarger, John Graham, Cindy Graham, John and Joshua Kephart and Robert Dixon Jr.; 19 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Tracy Dixon of Woodland; and a sister, Beverly Welder and her husband, Sam of Grampian.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John D. ‘Pete’ Graham, on Aug. 2, 2013. 

She was also preceded in death by three children, Cindy Graham, John E. Graham and David M. Graham and two brothers, Richard and Leroy Dixon.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield, with the Rev. Darl Ware and Pastor Earl Shawley officiating.  Burial will be in the Egypt Cemetery, Woodland.

Friends will be received from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to American Diabetes Association, 300 Penn Center Blvd., Suite 602, Pittsburgh.

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