Lucy Lavenia Merritt Graham, of Bedford, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Edgar Herbert Merritt and Opal Ruley Merritt. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Herman Graham; a son, Dr. Donald E. Graham; a brother Archie Lewis Merritt and two sisters Elizabeth M. Overstreet and Vernelle M. Graham. She is survived by a daughter-in-law Eleanor Graham of Savannah, GA; two grandsons; Kevin D. Graham of San Diego, CA and Mark J. Graham and wife, Christina of Dayton, OH. Memorial contributions may be made to charity of your choice. Funeral services were conducted at 2 pm Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at Tharp Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery. Condolences can be sent online by visiting www.tharpfuneralhome.com
. Arrangements by Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford, 586-3443.