Virginia Boothe Graham

Virginia Boothe Graham, 81 of Fairlawn, passed away Monday, June 8, 2009 at her home, of Congestive Heart Failure and Diabetes. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, 10 months, John Harrison Graham; her father and mother, Brady and Alma Yearout Boothe; one brother, Brady Boothe, Jr.; and four sisters Shirley Boothe, Thelma Smith, Edna Moles, and Estelle Shealor. Virginia worked at Blue Ridge Maunfacturing overall factory in Christiansburg from 1944 until 1958. She and John bought their home in Fairlawn in 1949. She loved to travel to see the sites, tourist attractions, visit family and friends, and helped out family and friends. She was a former member of Little River Baptist Church (Rt. 221) and current member of Calvary Baptist Church (Rt. 221), both in Floyd. She was a NASCAR fan and her favorite team was the Woods Brothers #21. She also liked to go to the races at Motor Mile Speedway. She was a special lady and will be greatly missed. She is survived by two sons, David and Darrell Graham, both of Fairlawn; four sisters and their husbands, Annie Jones of Floyd, Nancy and Leonard Bragg of Salem, Jean and Joyce Huff of Indian Valley, and Christine and Gary Horton of Floyd; two brothers and their wives, James F. and Betty Boothe of Floyd and Joe T. and Mary Boothe of Indian Valley; two brothers-in-law and wife, Marvin Moles, Sr. of Dublin and Elmer and Sarah Shealor of Christiansburg; an aunt, Laura Sowers of Pilot; special friend, Imogene Allen and numerous nieces and nephews and cousins. The family wishes to thank cousin Vergie Ratcliffe, Phylliss Selfe and Pat Lewis for being Virginia’s caregivers, and Carilion Hospice for all their care given. Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 11, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford with Rev. Graham Mitchell and Rev. Randy McDaniel officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunrise Burial Park in Fairlawn. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Flowers will be appreciated or donations may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church, 1400 Floyd Highway, Floyd, VA 24091 or your favorite charity. The Graham family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. (



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