Hazel Bartley Graham

Hazel Bartley Graham, 76, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008.

Services were held Friday, Sept. 26, from Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Crystal Springs with Rev. R.D. Wells officiating.  Interment was in Crystal Springs Cemetery with House of Peoples Funeral Home in charge.

She was born May 7, 1932, to Rev. Curtis Sr. and Tinnie Harris Bartley in Crystal Springs. She was educated in Copiah County and retired after 32 years from Bernstein and Sons Shirt Corp.

She was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church, the Mother Board and senior choir, Heroines of Jericho, Court No. 48, where she served as matron, Bathsheba Grand Chapter of Eastern Star, local chapter, Myrtle Reaf 276-C, of Hazlehurst and Morning Star Benevolence of Crystal Springs.

Survivors include: husband, Johnnie K. Graham; sons, Donald T. (Constance) Graham of Crystal Springs and Ronald (Josephine) Graham of St. Louis, MO; stepson, Johnny K. Graham Jr. of Peoria, IL; and adopted son, Manuel Welch of Crystal Springs; seven grandchildren; and ten great-great grandchildren.

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