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Earnest "Ernie" Graham

March 22, 1934 — July 10, 2021

Earnest "Ernie" Graham, 87, of Clifton passed away on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at his home. He was born on March 22, 1934 in Metropolis, IL, the son of John and Marie (Joiner) Graham. He married Rebecca Davis in Anna, IL in July 1954.

Surviving are his wife, Rebecca Graham of Clifton; three sons, Charles "Ernie" (Diane) Graham of Chattanooga, TN, Mike (Debra) Graham of Ashkum, and William (Gloria) Graham of Sammons Point, IL; two daughter in laws, Sue Graham of Chebanse and Jan "Denise" Graham of Florida; one son in law, Randy Livesay of Olmstead, IL; fourteen grandchildren; and many great grandchildren.

Ernie was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, John Graham and Robert Graham; one daughter, Rebecca Marie "Missy" Livesay; and one grandchild, Jessie Lee Saltzgiver.

He was a member of Christ Central Community Church, UAW, and was President at Chicago Heights Autoworkers Credit Union. He worked at Texaco in Chebanse doing various duties. Ernie enjoyed bowling, golf, hunting, and fishing.

Funeral services will be at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at Clifton Baptist Church. Rev. Dan Shipton will officiate. Visitation will be from 1:00-3:00 at church.

Memorials may be made to Christ Central Community Church building fund.

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