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Beverly Jean (Repaskey) Graham

August 29, 1931 ~ January 7, 2021 (age 89)

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Beverly passed away peacefully on January 7, 2021 of Covid.

Beverly Jean (Repaskey) Graham was born August 13, 1931 to John (Doddy) and Lola Repaskey in Akron, Ohio. She grew up in the Firestone Park area and graduated from Garfield High School; she married Charles Edwin (ED) Graham in September following her graduation. Ed was a professional in the Boy Scouts of America which caused them to move to Cincinnati, Ohio and subsequently to Long Island, New York.

Bev and Ed raised 3 children, Charles (Charlie) Edwin Graham II, John Herbert Graham and Andrea L (Graham) Malin. She is survived by Andrea and John, of Port St. Lucie, FL and Marion, Ohio, respectively, and her granddaughter Katelyn Youngblood of Slocomb, AL. Both Ed and Charlie predeceased her.

Bev learned to play piano and sew as a young child which she shared with her children and her community. She was a professional seamstress who continued to sew and donate items to those in need. She spent her retirement years at Magnolia Village, Gardendale, AL, where she was able to make quilts for family and friends.

 

 

 

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