08/25/08 — MATTHEW R. GRAHAM

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Died Aug. 24, 2008

GRANTHAM -- Matthew Ryan Graham, 21, passed away Sunday morning.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Providence United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church parlor.

Matthew is survived by his parents, Henry and Frankye Graham, and a sister, Kelly Graham. He was the grandson of Frank and Peggy Denning and Hilda Graham. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Jesse Graham. In addition, he is survived by numerous friends and loved ones, including his girlfriend, Emily Thompson.

He graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 2004. He was an avid outdoorsman and athlete. He was a member of the 2008 USSSA State Championship Softball Team, C and M Plumbing.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Matthew Graham to the Quail Unlimited-Boy Scout Fund. Please make checks payable to, Quail Unlimited -- Boy Scout Fund, c/o Pat Herring, 440 Herring Road, Dudley, N.C. 28333.

Arrangements are being handled by Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com.


Published in Obituaries on August 25, 2008 1:37 PM