Obituary: George Criesman Graham Jr.

Friday, September 16, 2011

George Criesman Graham Jr., 86, of College Grove, died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011.

A native of Williamson County, Mr. Graham was a son of the late George Graham Sr. and Sadie Obera White Graham. He was a farmer, a retired machinist with White Stag of Murfreesboro, and a member of the Allisona Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, David Graham; a grandson, Eric Graham; six sisters; and one brother.

He is survived by three daughters, Donna Graham (Ken) Shepherd of Middleton, Tenn., Diane Graham (Martin) Johnson of Fayetteville, and Gayle Graham Starr of Brentwood; a sister, Nancy Pearl Graham Randolph of Little Rock, Ark.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Swanson Cemetery.

Lawrence Funeral Home And Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, ( is in charge of arrangements.