Helen J. Graham Mayle, 91, of Charleston, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in a local nursing facility.
She was retired from American Uniform and Peytons Southeastern. She was a very involved and lifelong member of Candies Creek Baptist Church. She enjoyed doll collecting and was an excellent seamstress.
She was preceded in death by her husbands: Jay Hugh Graham Jr. and Darl Mayle; and her parents, Harrison and Daisy Mae Lamb Geren.
She is survived by two sons: Lanny Graham and wife, Dea Etta, of Charleston, and Terry Graham and wife, Judy, of Cleveland; two stepchildren: Brenda Gilson and husband, Dan, and Darl Mayle, all of Cleveland; three grandchildren: Derrick Graham, Drew Graham, and Stephanie Zuidema and husband Mike; and several great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Pastor Jamison Work officiating.
Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Murel Graham, Jerry Graham, Charlie Wattenbarger, Troy Gilson, Terry Lewis, and Lamar Harden serving as pallbearers. The service will conclude with a white dove release ceremony.
Her family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m., Monday prior to the service at the funeral home.
Her family requests that memorials may be made to the Candies Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 294 Old Eureka Road N.W., Charleston, TN 37310.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Mayle family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com