Frances-Graham-Obituary

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Frances Graham

Smithfield, Virginia

Oct 27, 1942 – Jul 27, 2020 (Age 77)

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BORN
October 27, 1942
DIED
July 27, 2020
AGE
77
LOCATION
Smithfield, Virginia

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Little's Funeral Home and Cremation Service - Smithfield Obituary

Frances Brown Graham, 77, of Smithfield passed away at her residence on July 27, 2020. Frances was recognized by all who knew her as a force of life, a person who approached all her endeavors with inextinguishable energy. She was devoted to home, family and friends. She was a champion of the underdog and loved the beauty of nature, which she enthusiastically enhanced as a Master Gardener.  Frances was the daughter of the late Levy Brown and Cora Pittman Brown.  She was also preceded by her sister Mildred Atkins, and step-father J. Milton Babb.  Frances is survived by her loving husband John Laurence Graham; daughter, Catherine Reynolds Hurd; and brother James E Brown (Gayle). Frances was a retired Real Estate Agent and a member of the Cedar Point Ladies Golf Association.  She was also a member of the Western Tidewater Golf Association. She was a member of the Smithfield Baptist Church. The family will receive friends and family at Windsor Castle Manor House on Sunday, August 2, 2020 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Due to Covid all are ask to wear a mask at the visitation and practice social distancing.  The family suggests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Isle of Wight Christian Outreach. https://iowcop.net/financial-giving/ Online condolences may be registered at www.littlesfuneralhome.com.

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Cathy and family,
My sincerest condolences to you at the loss of your mother. May it give you peace and assurance that she is with our God. I know she will be forever in your hearts. Fondly, Andrea Batten Campbell

We have wonderful memories of Frances and know she will be missed by many. Our deepest condolences to the family.

FRANCES AND I WERE VERY BEST OF FRIENDS IN HIGH SCHOOL. CATHY YOUR MOM GAVE YOU MY MIDDLE NAME AND I WOULD LIIKE TO MAKE CONTACT WITH YOU. I HOPE YOU WILL FIND THE TIME TO CALL ME AFTER YOU HAVE HAD TIME TO REST MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. I HAVE CHERISHED MEMORIES OF YOUR MOTHER AND WOULD LIKE TO SHARE.

Your mother and I went to school at Ivor Elementary School. A friend who also went to school with Frances at Southampton High called me last night to let me know of Frances passing. My thought and prayers are with the family during this time in your loss. One day we will see Frances again. May you find peace and healing Judith Doles Radford, Ivor, Va 23866

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts are with you.
Carola Shannon

Condolences to the Graham family. Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.

John & Family: I am sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

My deepest sympathy to the family. May God give you the peace, comfort, & strength only HE CAN.

My deepest sympathies to the family. She will be missed.