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Eleanor Jean Bessey Graham
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Birth: Jul. 23, 1940
Death: Mar. 6, 2007
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Eleanor Jean Bessey Graham of La Verne went home to be with the Lord on March 6, 2007 at Pomona Valley Hospital.

She is survived by 4 children: son, Stuart and his wife Grace Graham of Lakeside, CA; son, Douglas and his wife Sherry Graham of Fontana, CA; son, Brian and his wife Priscilla Graham of Fontana, CA , and daughter, Kristine and her husband Kenny Burke of Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Eleanor, "Elly", also had 15 grandchildren, James-20, Jeremy-18, Katherine-16, Jonathan-16, Christopher-14, Rebecca-13, David-11, Melissa-9, Kyle-9, Debbie-8, Matthew-6, Ellie-5, Andrew-4, Abigail-3, and Kendyl-2.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, James Graham.

Elly was a special education teacher for Los Angeles County for 30 years.

She retired 4 years ago and went to live at Hillcrest Retirement Facility in La Verne where she was very happy working in the gift shop and singing with the Hillcrest Singers.

She has been a member of Pomona Fellowship Church of the Brethren for many years where she sang in the choir, was the treasurer of Women's Fellowship, and worked on many committees.

She was also involved in her community through Delta Kappa Gamma, La Verne University Alumni Board, and tutoring through her church.  
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Covina Hills)
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Abiding Trust 3A0,5014,2
Created by: So We Always Remember
Record added: Mar 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18337972
Eleanor Jean <i>Bessey</i> Graham
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- So We Always Remember
 Added: Mar. 10, 2007

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