John Willie Graham

August 31, 2021


With profound sorrow we announce the passing of John Willie Graham who departed this life August 31, 2021 in Cheraw.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 2pm in the Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery.


John Willie Graham born to the late Carlise and Ola Mae Graham-Evans on September 13, 1948.

John departed this life on August 31, 2021, at the McLeod Health Hospital in Cheraw due to Covid-19.

He grew up in Bennettsville, SC and attended Adamsville High School.

John attended Shiloh United Methodist Church when he attended church. John was known to be a truck driver.

John married Mary York Graham later in life and this union was bless with four children, Jeanette, Willie, Jeffrey, and Tracy.

John is now joined with his two beloved daughters whom preceded him in death.

John leaves to mourn his memories his wife, Mary. Two sons: Willie and Jeffrey Graham of Bennettsville, SC. Three brothers: Willie C., Lucious, and Carl all of Bennettsville, SC. Three sisters: Clara Mae of Bennettsville, SC, Ruby Lee of Laurel Hill, NC, and Ann Laura of Paterson, NJ. Three sisters-in-law; one brother-in-law; fourteen grandchildren; ten great grandchildren. A special friend, Emma Spears. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

John was a father figure to Michael Spears, Tammy Spears, Lisa Bears, James Spears, Anne Eagle, Nicole Daniels, and Jennette O’Neil.


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September 6, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bethea Funeral Home

Graveside Service
September 7, 2021

2:00 PM
Shiloh United Methodist Church
2866 Newton Road
McColl, SC 29570

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