William Graham

William "Billy" Graham

BOSSIER CITY LA - A Mass of Christian Burial for William Louis Graham, 96, will be held on Friday, November 16, 2012, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Jude Catholic Church with Father Pike Thomas officiating. The family will be receiving friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2012, at St. Jude Catholic Church. A vigil will follow the visitation at 7:00 p.m. Interment will be Saturday, November 17, 2012, at 1:00 p.m., at Green Oaks Memorial Park in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

William was born September 22, 1916 in Rincon Antonio, Oxaca, Mexico to the parents of George and Hortensia Duhalt Graham and passed peacefully on November 13, 2012 in Bossier City, Louisiana. He was a devout Catholic and member of St. Jude Catholic Church in Bossier City. He was a long-time member of the Knights of Columbus. His strong faith in God guided him through life.

William was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife of 67 years, Aida Heilbron Graham; an infant son; a brother and a sister.

He is survived by a son, Don Graham and wife Lynn; daughters, Evelyn Graham, Sandra Talley and husband Glynn, Marta Hernandez and husband Jeff; grandchildren, David Gluth, Kelly Buttrell, Nicole Blakely, Jeffrey Hernandez Jr., Jennifer Porter, Jessica Zylicz, Melissa and Melanie Graham and 11 great grandchildren.

The family would like to extend thanks to Manszell Randall and Sybil Elliot for their loving care and concern for our father.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Catholic Church Building Fund, 3800 Viking Drive, Bossier City, Louisiana, 71111.

"I will go before thee, and make the crooked places straight." Isaiah 45:2

You may share words of comfort with the family by visiting www.hillcrestmemorialfh.com


Funeral Home

Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home
601 US Highway 80 East Haughton, LA 71037
(318) 949-9415

Published in Shreveport Times on Nov. 15, 2012