Donnie Joe Graham, age 81, of Arkadelphia, passed from this life on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at the John L. McClellan Veteran’s Hospital in Little Rock. He was born July 10, 1941, in Arkadelphia, the son of the late Willis Mack and Allie Lee Wright Graham.
Joe was a United States Army veteran and served in the Army reserves. He was retired from Reynolds Metal Company.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Peggy Ann (White) Graham, two sisters, Mattie Sue Haltom and Ann Wilder, and one son, John Wesley Graham.
Survivors are one son, Willis Dean Graham of Arizona, two daughters, Chrystal Couch (Pat) of California and Johanna Kay Hutton (Randy) of Arkadelphia one sister, Ellen Carter (Richard) of Arkadelphia, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday May 26, 2023, at DeGray Cemetery with Pastor Joe May officiating.
No visitation is planned.
Memorials may be made to DeGray Cemetery Fund, C/O Joyce Bledsoe, 150 Bledsoe Rd, Arkadelphia, AR 71923.
Final arrangements are entrusted to The Welch Funeral Home of Arkadelphia. Visit www.welchfh.net to sign guest book.
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