Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX

Virginia L. Tuttle Graham
August 26, 2018
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Memorial services for Virginia L. Tuttle Graham, 96 of Carthage, formerly of Kilgore, will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 8, 2018, at the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home with Rev. David Hampton officiating. Private family burial will follow. The family will receive friends from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 8, 2018, at the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home. Virginia completed her earthly journey on Sunday, August 26, 2018, in Carthage, Texas.

Virginia was born on November 10, 1921, in Sapulpa, Oklahoma to the late Andrew Bryan Tuttle and Gladys Lenora Fousel. She was the second child of eight children. Virginia graduated from Leverett’s Chapel School, Tyler Commercial College and attended the University of Southern California.

During World War II she was recruited to serve as a civilian secretary in Washington, D.C. Virginia worked as a legal secretary and licensed probate attorney in California before retiring in the late 1990’s. She was a loving and caring mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be missed by all that knew her.
Virginia is preceded in death by her daughter, Linda Kunce; sisters, Juanita Rudene Mercer and Karlena Ruth Jackson Flowers Bishop and brothers, James Andrew Tuttle, Donnie Ray Tuttle and Joe Erich Tuttle.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Janice Gallagher and husband Michael of Houston and Wendy Watson and husband Stephen of Houston; son, Richard Graham and wife Kimberly of Longview; sister, June Emaline Gilstrap of Tyler and brother, Carlos Bryan Tuttle and wife Elizabeth of Tulsa, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Sean Gallagher and wife Kelli, David Gallagher and wife Kristen, Jonathan Watson and wife Michaela, Stephanie Watson, Jeannie Kosa and husband Kevin, Shawn Herdman and wife Cathy, Bricel Herdman and wife Johnna and Michael Herdman. Along with numerous great-grandchildren and other loving family members.

The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the staff of Briarcliff Skilled Nursing Facility, Carthage, Tx for their loving and compassionate care of Virginia during the final days of her earthly journey.

Memorials contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Virginia L. Tuttle Graham
August 26, 2018
Visitation Schedule
Rader Funeral Home Chapel of Kilgore
401 North Martin Street
Kilgore, TX  75662
Saturday, September 8, 2018
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
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Service Schedule
Memorial Services
Chapel at Rader Funeral Home
401 N. Martin St.
Kilgore, TX  75662
Saturday, September 8, 2018
10:00 a.m.
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Memorial Contributions
American Heart Association
PO Box 476
Hallsville, TX 75650




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