|Birth: ||Feb. 3, 1920|
|Death: ||Sep. 25, 1946|
Spring Valley (Greene County)
Francis W. Graham was born Feb. 3, 1920 in Xenia, OH. The son of Francis (Frank) & Leona (Honaker) Graham. He was a World War II veteran. Francis had resided in Atlanta, Ga. several years and came to New Burlington last week. Francis is survived by his widow, Mrs. Joyce (Tate) Graham, whom he married seven years ago, and a daughter, Gloria.
All six were thrown from the auto when it was struck by a Cincinnati-bound passenger train No. 227. Verdicts of accidental deaths were returned by Coroner H.C. Schick, who said all four of the victims suffered from skull fractures.
Accident occured at Roxanna Crossing. Source: Newspaper Article Wed. Sept. 25, 1946 The Evening Gazette, Xenia.
His brother, Francis W., a World War II veteran, also was born in this city, the sons of Francis (Frank) and Leona (Honaker) Graham. The youths are survived by their parents; two brothers, George and David, New Burlington; two sisters, Mrs. Helen Knisley, near Centerville, and Mrs. Blanche Taynor, New Burlington, and their maternal grandmother, Mrs. George Honaker, near Xenia.
Source: The Evening Gazette, Xenia Wed. Sept. 25, 1946
Rev. M. E. Clay, pastor of the Church of the Nazarene, will be in charge of the joint funeral services for Charles W. and Francis W. Graham, New Burlington brothers killed in a train crash at Roxanna Wednesday, at the Church of the Nazarene, Bellbrook Ave. and Orange St., Saturday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery.
Source: The Evening Gazette, Xenia. Friday, Sept. 27, 1946.
Frank Henry Graham (1897 - 1973)
Leona Honaker Graham (1901 - 1977)
Alice Joyce Tate Harp (1917 - 1966)
Gloria Joyce Graham Ramsey (1937 - 2004)*
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Record added: Nov 05, 2012
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