Cletta Otella Graham, 87, of Alma departed this life Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Fort Smith. She was born Feb. 26, 1927, in Graham, Okla., to the late James and Martha Newman. She was a retired certified nurses’ aide and of the Christian faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Graham.
She is survived by four sons, Edward Graham and wife Judy of Clinton, Okla., Jimmy Graham of Rudy, Randy Graham of Alma and Robert Graham and wife Jayne of Mulberry; a brother, James Newman of Salt Lake City; eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.
Her grandsons, Nathan Graham, Robert Graham, Josh Graham and Randy Graham, will serve as pallbearers.
The family will hold visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren.
To place an online tribute, go to www.edwardsvan-alma.com.