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Mr. John E. Graham

Sunset: June 10, 2021

Johnny Earl (John Earl) Graham died Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Medical University of South Carolina in Florence, SC. John Earl was born September 20, 1960, in Williamsburg County to Earnestine (Speights) and the late Claude Graham the oldest of ten children. John Earl attended Florence County Schools. John Earl was married to Frances (Williams) Graham with whom he shared three children.

John Earl worked for years as a farmer and was working at Trailer Makers in Johnsonville before his sudden illness. John accepted his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at an early age and began serving Christ at St. John Baptist Church in Lake City, South Carolina. John Earl received his ministering license from Salem Independent Methodist in 2010 under the auspices of Reverend McKinly Graham. He was a dedicated member of Good Hope Masonic Lodge #376 in Hemingway, South Carolina.

John Earl leaves to cherish his memory, his mother Earnestine Graham of the home; brothers: James McArthur Graham and Claude (Jannie) Graham both of Johnsonville, SC, Joseph Graham of Darlington, SC; Sisters: Ronetha Gray of Florence, SC and Diane Verner of Johnsonville, SC, Ruby (Lee) Linen of Hemingway, SC, Geneva Washington of Lake City, SC, and Michelle (Wilson) Lewis of Hemingway, SC; children: Lovone Williams of Johnsonville, SC, Francine (Theodore) Anderson of Conway, SC, William (Tank) Williams of Florence, SC, DeEric Richardson and Sherry (Lamont) Richardson of Gresham, SC; a special friend Willie Mae Richardson of Gresham, SC; Aunts: Sara Graham of Cades, SC, Barbara (Earl) Taylor of Lake City, SC; Uncle Laverne (Vivian) Graham special cousins: Sheila Graham and Teresa (Willis) Floyd both of Lake City, SC and Deborah (LeeLee) Evans of Columbia, SC; fourteen grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and family.

John Earl was preceded in death by a sister Marynell Graham, his father Claude Graham, Jr., brother-in-law Lee Edward Verner, and sister-in-law Nicole Graham.

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