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Debra L Markley Graham

Birth
Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana, USA
Death 18 Jan 2017 (aged 63)
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA
Burial Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 175483127 · View Source
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Debra Lynn Graham, 63, of Bluffton passed away at 11:34 a.m. Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Deb was born on August 3, 1953 in Bluffton to V. Wayne & Winnie (Baller) Markley. She graduated from Bluffton High School in 1971. She retired in 2015 from Peyton’s Northern where she worked for 22 years. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Bluffton.

Deb enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and spent a lot of time with her handicap brother, Mike. Years ago, Deb worked with special needs children in which made her very happy. She enjoyed watching NASCAR up to the point of her favorite driver, Rusty Wallace retiring. Deb would also support the Colts every chance she could. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend that would do anything for anybody. She always looked forward to trips to the Anderson Casino and to bingo halls with her mom.

Survivors include her mother Winnie Markley of Bluffton, along with two sons: Shane Graham of Columbus, Indiana and Derek (Andrea) Graham of Bluffton. She is also survived by three brothers; Kevin, Mike & Tracy Markley and a daughter-in-law Judy Graham all of Bluffton along with 11 grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her father Wayne, a son Shannon Graham and a granddaughter Kaeli Graham.

A service to celebrate Deb’s life will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday (January 21, 2017) at the Thoma/ Rich, Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton with her uncle Nolan Markley officiating. Calling hours will be held on Saturday from 1:30 to 3:30, prior to the service. Burial will follow at Six Mile Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton. Friends can send online condolences to the family at www.thomarich.com.


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  • Created by: Scott Shoup
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175483127
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Debra L Markley Graham (3 Aug 1953–18 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175483127, citing Six Mile Cemetery, Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Scott Shoup (contributor 47837326) .