Obituary for Carolyn Graham, 80

October 24,1934 To October 14,2015,


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Carolyn Graham 1934 – 2015 Fayette resident Carolyn Graham, formerly of Lawrence, KS, passed away at Cooper County Hospital in Boonville, MO, October 14, 2015. She was 80 years of age. Carolyn Jane Graham was born October 24, 1934 in Kansas City, MO, to Robert I. and Ruth E. (Galloway) Farabee. Carolyn graduated from University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, with a Master’s Degree in Literature. She married Walter E. Graham April 15, 1951 in Kansas City, KS. She was the first female deacon at the First Episcopal Church in Lawrence. Mrs. Graham taught school and enjoyed gardening, planting flowers, and feeding birds. The couple moved to Fayette in 2008. Survivors include her husband, Walter, three sons, David Graham of Colorado Springs, CO, Jim Graham of Fayette and Robert Graham of Marion, NC, one daughter, Deborah Miller of Fayette, eight grandchildren, one great grandson, two brothers, Gordon Farabee of Palmyra, MO and Robert Farabee of Excelsior Springs, MO.