GRAHAM - Nona Christene Graham, 85, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2007, in Graham.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007, in Morrison Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James “Duke” Forbus, pastor of Christian Hope Church in Newcastle. Burial will follow in Newcastle Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home.

Nona was born on Jan. 24, 1922, in Seldon to the late Alva and Jettie (Harvey) Stone. She married N. Dewitt Graham on Dec. 24, 1941, in Comanche County. He preceded her in death on Dec. 15, 1990. She was a lifetime resident of Young County, a homemaker and beautician, and a member of First Baptist Church in Newcastle.

Survivors include: daughter, Carla McWhorter and husband Jack of Newcastle; son, Kent Graham and wife Beverly of Los Angeles, Calif.; brother, Jerl Stone and wife Ruth of Stephenville; six grandchildren, Amy and Carter McWhorter of Newcastle, Eddie McWhorter and wife Charis of Graham, Tyson McWhorter and wife Shelia of South Carolina, Courtney Graham of Dallas, Meredith Graham of Soul, South Korea, and David Graham of Kingwood; ten great-grandchildren and three great great-grandchildren. She had a special place in her heart for her caregiver, Polly Reynolds of Newcastle.

Memorials may be made to Merrill Gardens, Alzheimer's Unit, 1015 Cliff Drive, Graham, Texas 76450.

Published Nov. 13, 2007

Stephenville Empire-Tribune