Ray B. Graham was born October 6, 1969 in Nashville, Arkansas to Katie Dedner. He attended Nashville High School and graduated in 1988. He went on to serve the children of the community by working at America Vista Core, Dodson Street Church of Christ Family Life Center and Howard County Children’s Center.
Ray was baptized into the Lord’s Church at a young age. He was active in various ministries while attending the New View Church of Christ. He enjoyed working with the Church youth and was a significant influence on the spiritual growth of his nieces, nephews and all lives that he touched.
Ray was loved dearly by his family and all those who knew him.
Ray departed this life on October 14, 2011. He is preceded in death by his brother and father. He leaves to mourn his passing, his mother, Katie Dedner; brothers: Marvin (Sharon), Jimmy (Tonya), Ronald (Sherry), DeWayne (Lisa), and Kelvin; sisters: Sylvia, Darlene (Mickey), Shireda, Mya, Richelle; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 11:00 am. at Center Point Church of Christ with Bro. Juerga Smith and Bro. Joe Lasker officiating. Interment will follow in Center Point Cemetery under the direction of Nashville Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday night from 6 to 8 pm.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Arkansas Foundation for Sickle Cell, P.O. Box 3351, Little Rock, Arkansas 75503