December 26, 1925 - February 5, 2021
Martha Clegg Graham, 95, loving wife of the late Larry L. Graham passed away peacefully on Friday, February 5, 2021. A Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 12:00 PM in the Chapel of Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home, Marietta, Georgia. The service will be live-streamed and information found on Martha's Tribute page under photos and videos. Martha was born December 26,1925 in Monroe, Georgia to Montine Clegg and John Walker Clegg. She grew up in Monroe along with her sisters, Mary (Tinker) Bell and Lois (Garland) Day. She married Larry L. Graham and moved to Marietta, Georgia. There they raised two sons, five grandchildren, and seven great- grandchildren with another on the way. Martha loved her family, her Church and her flowers. She was a very active member of the Cherokee Rose Club, where she served as president many times. She was a member of the Garden Council and a Master Gardener. She was also a Flower Show Judge and loved to travel to judge the different shows. Martha entered hundreds of flower shows with her beautiful specimens and arrangements and won first place and Best of Show often. Her love for her flowers and her yard was widely known. Her home was always graced with fresh flowers and arrangements. Martha was in a bridge club with a group of extremely special ladies for 57 years. These friends have been together through all life experiences and always there for each other. Martha greatly enjoyed cooking and she was known to her family as the Best Cook Ever! She found great pleasure in preparing and sharing meals with her family. She took great care of her loved ones and made time with each member so they knew they were adored and had a special place in her heart. Martha loved her Church, First United Methodist Church. She was faithful in her attendance, her time, her talents and her resources. She was joyful member of the Jack Arron Sunday School Class and the JoAnn England Circle. Sunday mornings always found Martha and her family in Church. Martha is survived by her two sons, Kenneth Larry Graham, Sr. and John Bradford Graham, Sr. Her grandchildren, John Bradford Graham, Jr. (Ginny), Robert Larry Graham (Shelby), Elizabeth Page Graham, Kenneth Larry Graham, Jr. and Melissa Graham Stivers (Brandon). Her great grandchildren, Breanna Stivers, Alex Stivers, Bradford Graham, Watson Graham, Denton Graham, Grayson Graham, Kiley Graham and one on the way, Walker Bradford and several nieces and nephews. Martha’s loved ones will remember her with open arms to love you, with open doors to welcome you, and an open heart to cherish you. The pallbearers will be John Graham Jr, Ken Graham Jr, Rob Graham, and Brandon Stivers. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Martha’s memory to the First United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society. The family will received friends at a visitation Tuesday February 9, 2021 from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home, Marietta, Georgia.
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