Graham, Helen Virginia Sowers

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Helen Virginia Sowers Graham, 93, of Christiansburg, passed from this life to her heavenly home on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at Montgomery Regional Hospital. She was born in Floyd, Va. on February 10, 1917 to the late Posey and Addie Howery Sowers. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Carl Watson (C. W. or Watt) Graham, a son, Ronnie L. Graham, and a great-grandson, Zachary Graham.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Vicki and Dennis Mabry, of Dublin; five sons and daughters-in-law, Leslie Earl and Shelby Graham, of Pilot, Carl Kenneth and Jean Graham, of Mechanicsville, Va., Larry G. and Donna Graham, of Salem, Allen L. and Susan Graham, of Christiansburg, Mark W. and Julie Graham, of Elliston; a daughter-in-law, Rosemary Graham, of Riner; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at 11 a.m. in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Elbert L. Naff and the Rev. Hebron Quesenberry officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Red Oak Grove Church of the Brethren Building Fund, c/o McLane Whitlock, 1075 Huckleberry Ridge, NE, Floyd, VA 24091. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Drive, SW, Blacksburg.