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Emily (Graham) Eason

December 3, 1927 ~ December 2, 2017 (age 89)

Emily Graham Eason, 89 of Sanford passed away Saturday December 2, 2017. A Memorial service will be held at 2:00pm Saturday (12/9/2017) at St Luke United Methodist Church.


Mrs. Eason was born in Grays Creek, Cumberland Co, daughter of the late May Belle Breece Graham and Daniel Edward Graham. She was preceded in death by her husband Julian Kenneth Eason and two brothers, Lawrence Graham and Daniel Edward Graham. Emily and Ken moved to Sanford in 1957. She was active in her community and St Luke United Methodist Church where she served various positions and committees. In addition to her volunteering and community service, Emily was a bookkeeper for several businesses, served on the Boards of several agencies and loved playing golf. 


Mrs. Eason is survived by daughter Jenifer Eason Heller of Mooresville; son John Kenneth Eason of Seattle, WA; grandchildren, Connor Dane Heller, Jacob Cole Heller, Graham Wesley Eason, and Anna Jillian Eason; a brother, John Robert Graham of Mooresville.


The family will greet friends in the Ladies Parlor following the Memorial service on Saturday.


Memorial contributions can be made to the Children’s Home Society of NC, PO Box 14608, Greensboro, NC 27415.  

Charitable donations may be made to:

Children's Home Society of North Carolina
604 Meadow Street, Greensboro NC 27405

 Service Information

Memorial Service
December 9, 2017

2:00 PM
St Luke United Methodist Church
2916 Wicker St
Sanford, NC 27330

December 9, 2017

2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
Ladies Parlor at St Luke
2916 Wicker Street
Sanford, NC 27330

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