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Martha Lillian Graham

Martha “Marty” Lillian Graham, 69, of Lowell, Arkansas passed away Monday, December 16, 2019 at the Mercy Medical Center in Rogers.

Marty was born on January 21, 1950 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, a daughter of James Raymond Ford and Helen Lewis Ford.  She attended the University of Arkansas earning her Bachelors in Education and taught 2nd grade in the Springdale Public Schools for 25 years.  She enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, gardening and shopping on the internet.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Jerry Graham, of the home; a sister Carolyn Ford of Springdale, AR, a sister and brother-in-law Janet and Jim Greeson of Fayetteville; AR a brother-in-law, Don Graham of Lowell, AR and a sister-in-law, Kay Bradley of Lowell, AR.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home. To sign online guestbook please go to www.backstrom-pyeatte.com. Family request that no flowers be sent. Thank you for your consideration.

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A candle was lit in memory of Martha Graham

Shelly, Caleb, and Walter Benson Dec 23 2019 12:00 AM

I grew up with the Ford girl out at Hickory Creek........they were all sweet girls.
My thoughts and prayers are with the ones left behind...Marty will be missed.
Cindy (Poling) Strawser
SHS 1963

Cindy (Poling) Strawser Dec 22 2019 12:00 AM

Marty was a wonderful teacher. We shared many memories from our years at John Tyson. Rest In Peace Marty!!

MaryGene Tedford Dec 22 2019 12:00 AM