Asberry Cornelius Graham, 84, of Dewy Rose, died Wednesday, August 6, 2008, at the Elbert Memorial Hospital in Elberton.
Born in Madison County on June 4, 1924, he was the son of the late Leonard and Kanazadie Drake Graham and was a retired truck driver. He was a veteran, having served in the United States Army during World War II, where he served in the 35th Infantry Calvary. Mr. Graham was preceded in death by his wife, Leadie Virginia Smith Graham.
Survivors include sons, Tommy Graham and James Graham, both of Dewy Rose, Alfred Graham, Elberton; daughter, Vonnie Graham Beck, Marietta; brothers, Hubert Graham, Kannapolis, N.C., Will and Jim Graham, both of Comer; sisters, Sallie Scoggins and Odie Belle Vinson, both of Kannapolis, N.C.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, August 8, at 2 p.m., in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Forest Hill Memorial Park in Elberton.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, is in charge of arrangements.