James Walter Graham died February 18, 2014

James Walter Graham, age 84, of Heber Springs, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at the Southridge Village Nursing and Rehab Center in Heber Springs.  Born in Harrison on July 18, 1929, he was the son of the late Silas Ester Graham and Mary A. Horn Graham.
       In addition to his parents, Mr. Graham was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.    He is survived by his wife, Violet Graham; one son, Dale Graham; one daughter, Donna Lawson; step-daughter Naylene Vuurens; two sisters, Jean Ogden  and Myrle Shakleford; five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Mr. Graham is also survived by other relatives and his many friends.
     A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 1, at 2pm at Southside Baptist Church (640 Heber Springs Rd South).  

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Arkansas Sheriffs Children's Ranch in Batesville or the Soutside Baptist Church Mission program.