Linda Kay (Crawford) Graham, born on November 20, 1946 in Henderson, Texas, to the late Lorene Crawford and the late Aubrey Leon Crawford, passed away at age 71 on July 13, 2018 in Longview, Texas.
Linda was a hairdresser at Creative Images. She loved people, never met a stranger, life of any party, always caring for others, never ending sense of humor and loved to cook. Linda was an active member at First Lutheran Church where she served on the fellowship committee for 9 years and played the hand bells.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Billy Jack Crawford and Jerry Crawford. Linda is survived by her husband Steve Graham, daughters, Paula Anderson and Kristi Griffin; sisters, Betty Chanler and Janice Gage; brother-in-law Larry Graham and wife, Debbie; grandchildren, Justin Jackson, Jeremy Stinson, Colton Griffin, and Shelbon Micheaux; great-grandchildren, Drew, Dylan, Nolan, Elaina, River, Olivia and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
The family will receive friends for a personalized visitation Sunday, July 15, from 5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. in the Garden Court of Welch Funeral Home. A Life Celebration service will be held on Monday, July 16 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church with Pastor Jeffrey Borgwardt officiating. The family will receive friends beginning at 1:30p.m. Interment will immediately follow at Stewart Cemetery in Tatum, Texas.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons Justin and Jeremy, cousin Ricky Graham, nephew Don Poovey and friends Jerry Little and Mark Eberhart.
In lieu of customary memorials the family requests with gratitude that donations be made to First Lutheran Church, 3901 Bill Owens Pkwy, Longview, Texas, 75605 or HeartsWay Hospice, 4351 McCann Road, Longview, Texas,75605
Condolences may be left online at www.welchfuneral.com