The Edmond Sun

Obituaries

September 21, 2012

Clinton M. Graham

EDMOND —     Clinton M. Graham, 91, of Edmond, Okla., died Wednesday, September 19, 2012, at Bradford Village with his family by his side.  He will be remembered by his family as a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and uncle with a kind and loving spirit.  He was born September 30, 1920 in Coyle, Okla. to Clarence Ashley and Bertha Ann (LeMaster) Graham; he was the youngest of six children.

    Clinton married Frances Louise Beck on April 12, 1941; They lived in Coyle until 1959 when they moved their family of four daughters to Edmond. Clinton enjoyed being active in Edmond Out of Towners and Airstream Travel Clubs and was a charter member and elder emeritus of Southern Hills Christian Church. During his lifetime he was a policeman, farmer, worked in the oil field, operated laundromats, licensed heat and air technician, assembled toys at Walmart, and was able to fix anything that needed fixed.

    He was preceded in death by Frances, his wife of 64 years; his parents, three brothers and their spouses, two sisters and their spouses and grandson Scott Garrett.

    Clinton is survived by his daughters Barbara Shaw and husband Robert, Margaret Howell and husband Ron, Becky Garrett and husband Ted, and Cathy Guyer and husband Kim, all of Edmond; grandchildren Mark and Kari Shaw, Julie and Brant Thornton, Stacy and Richard Hausman, Lee and David Wheeler, Jeff Howell, Greg and Jenna Garrett, Lauren and Kody VanOsdol, Pat Garrett and Alysa Guyer; and great-grandchildren Hunter and Logan Hausman, Kira Shaw, Ryder Thornton, Jake VanOsdol, Gunner Wheeler and Baby VanOsdol due in December.   He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

    The family thanks Companion Hospice and Bradford Village nurses and aides for their care.

    Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, September 24, 2012 at Southern Hills Christian Church in Edmond. Funeral arrangements provided by Baggerley Funeral Home, Edmond.

    The family requests that In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Southern Hills Christian Church “Tree of Life” or Companion Hospice of Edmond in loving memory of their father.

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