Russell L. Graham

Russell L. Graham, 81, of Quitman, MS, passed away on November 16, 2018, at Anderson Regional Medical Center.  He was born on July 20, 1937, to Elmer and Zula (Dunnam) Graham in Clarke County, MS.

Russell is survived by his wife, Glenda Ann Graham; daughter, Beth (Kelly) Wright; brother, Guilliam Graham; daughter-in-law, Taunya Graham (Steve) Whaley; four grandchildren, Josh (Lindsey) Graham, Andrew (Leah) Graham, Adam (Jana) Fleming, and Chase Fleming; great-granddaughter, Sadie Fleming; several nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Zula Graham; son, Gary Graham; son-in-law, Randy Fleming; and a sister, Grace Bonner.

Visitation was held Sunday, November 18, 2018, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Wright's Funeral Home, Quitman. Funeral services were held on Sunday, November 18, 2018, 3:00 p.m. at the Wright's Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tony Volking and Rev. Dennis Coats officiating. Burial took place in the Elim Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Kenny Irby, Danny Hardee, Sonny Hayes, Dan Johnston, Mark Beavers, and Tony Fleming.  Honorary Pallbearers are Jack Davis, John Volking, Bill Adams, Charles Elmore, David Jenkins, and William Pearson.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Elim Baptist Church Building Fund or Cemetery Fund, St. Jude, or Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital.  Online condolences can be given at