Margaret A. Graham

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SUMTER, S.C. — Margaret A. Graham, 90, died on Jan. 3, 2015 at her home.

Born in Greenwood, South Carolina, she was a daughter of the late Frank Kirkland Graham and Bessie McKnight Graham.

Miss Graham attended Westminster Presbyterian Church. She was a retired author of 14 books. She graduated from the National Bible Institute in New York. She was a Bible teacher. She was previously employed by the editorial department of Scripture Press in Chicago, Illinois and also taught in the public schools of Laurinburg for 31 years.

She published 14 books and as a free lance writer wrote Sunday school lessons, stories, and articles. Miss Graham was known as a speaker and chalk artist in schools and churches. Reading and traveling were her pleasures.

She had a long-time interest in Grace Home, Hebron Colony where she taught Bible intermittently since its inception where she served as a board member.

Surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by five siblings.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday in the Forest Lawn West Cemetery in Charlotte with her nephews, the Rev. Allen Graham, Dr. Joseph Free, Jr., and the Rev. Dan Sheyda officiating.

Memorials may be made to Grace Home, P. O. Box 407, Santee, SC 29142.

On-line condolences may be sent to

Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.

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Elmore-Hill-McCreight Funeral Home
221 Broad Street
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 775-9386
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Published in Laurinburg Exchange from Jan. 5 to Jan. 6, 2015