Thomas G. Graham died suddenly at his home in Senatobia, MS, on October 14, 2020.
He was born February 28, 1928, in Ethel, MS. He was the second son of Charlie Matt and Mary Black Graham. He went to Ethel High School, attended Holmes Junior College, and served in the United States Navy in the South Pacific at the end of World War II.
After discharge from the Navy, he started and continued to work for the Illinois Central Railroad for 42 years. At that time, he met and married Jonnie Lee Parkinson of Sallis, MS. They were married for 61 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Charlsie Graham Hammond, his brothers, Robert and Earnest Graham, his wife, his younger son, Jacky M. Graham and grandson, Nathan Wardlow.
Survivors include his older son, Tommy (Judy); his daughter, Kathy Graham Russell (Richard); grandchildren, Amy Russell Adams (David), Rick Russell (Julie), Jennifer Graham Hall (Derek), Jessica Graham, Natalie Harper (Brad), Ryan Wardlow; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were made through Jordan Funeral Home in Kosciusko, MS. Graveside service was in Parkway Cemetery October 24, 2020, with Bro. Barry Corbett presiding over the ceremony.
For online condolences visit www.jordanfuneralhome.com.