PIQUA DAILY CALL                                                                     Thursday, February 6, 1947

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FRANKLIN GRAHAN, RETIRED ORR FELT WORKER, SUSCUMBS

  Franklin Allen Graham, 77, retired Orr Felt and Blanket Company Employee, died at 9:45 p.m.Wednesday at his home, 653 South Wayne Street, where he had been ill for five years with a heart condition.

  Born in Piqua, January 1, 1870, he was the son of Edward S. and Emma Smithman Graham. He had lived in the city all of his life, attended Washington township school and was a member of St. John's Evangelical church.

  He retired from the blanket company when he was stricken with a heart attach five years ago.

  His marriage to Miss Charlotte Harris took place September 26, 1900.

  Surviving are his wife, Charlotte; a daughter, Mrs. Wayne Benning (Frances), at home; three sons, Walter A. Graham of Buffalo, N.Y,, J. Edward Graham of Zanesville, and Kenneth F. Graham of Piqua, a sister, Miss Lillian E. Graham of Coronado, California; seven grandchildren and two great-granchildren.

  The Rev. Simon Long will conduct services Saturday at 2. p.m. at the J.C. Cron and Son's chapel with burial in Forrest Hill Cemetery.

  Friends will be recieved at the J.C. Cron and Sons funeral home Friday afternoon and evening and Saturday

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