In Memory

Jimmie Dale Graham (Tuscola Tigers) - Class Of 1942

Jimmie Dale Graham (Tuscola Tigers)

Jimmie Dale Graham

May 22, 1924 - August 23, 2014

Jimmie Dale Graham

Tuscola, TX

Jimmie Dale Graham, 90, of Tuscola passed away on August 23, 2014 in Abilene.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 26, at The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road in Abilene.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 27, at The Hamil Family Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Marcy Grun officiating. Burial will follow at Tuscola Cemetery.

Jimmie was born in Tuscola to John Earl and Luna Annie Higginbotham Graham on May 22, 1924. He graduated from Tuscola High School. He and his brother Joe joined the Merchant Marines after graduation. Upon completion of their service in the Merchant Marines, they joined the Army. In 1951, the twins moved to Tulia, Texas. He was a charter member of VFW Post 1798 in Tulia. He and his brother owned and operated The Plantation for a number of years while farming in the area. Upon their retirement in 1991, they moved back to Tuscola.

Jimmie was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Dorothy Bilbrey and Annie Dunnam, and brothers, Earl, Bill, Ed, and Robert Graham.

Jimmie is survived by his twin brother Joe Graham, nephews Gary (Sharon) Dunnam of Victoria, and Barry Dunnam of Big Spring, several great nieces and nephews and a host of friends and family.

Pallbearers will be Mike Pueschel, Darrell Cross, Brady Joe Hooper, Timothy Biggs, Jeremy Biggs, and Bailey Wilson.

Memorials may be given to the
, North Central Texas Chapter, 301 S. Pioneer Drive, Suite 105, Abilene, TX 79605, or a .

The family of Jimmie Graham wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Dr. Sandy Hazelip, and the staff at Windcrest Alzheimer's Care Center.

Online condolences may be posted at
Funeral Home
Hamil Family Funeral Home
6449 Buffalo Gap Road Abilene , TX 79606
(325) 692-2232
Published in Abilene Reporter-News on Aug. 26, 2014