August 12, 1943 - August 19, 2021
Barbara Jacobs Graham, 78, of Iron Station, NC passed away August 19, 2021 in the presence of her loving family due to complications from COVID-19. The family appreciates the outstanding care and compassion shown by the Lincoln County Atrium Hospital nurses and CNAs; through making sure she was never alone, throwing her a birthday party, and praying with her and over her. She was the daughter of Raymond and Fannie Jacobs of Mecklenburg County and the beloved wife of Howard Graham of Iron Station, NC. She is survived by her husband of 60 years Howard Oliver Graham; favorite son Ricky Wayne Graham (Kim) of Waxhaw; favorite daughter, Tracey Graham Storie (Martin) of Huntersville; favorite daughter, Kary Graham Kopka (Scott) of Iron Station; sisters, Jane Allen, Doris Gilbert and Joanne Hilewitz; and 9 grandchildren: Evan Graham, Matthew Graham, Rachael Graham, Samuel Storie, Jonathan Storie, Lily Storie, Sophie Storie, Grace Kopka, and Claire Kopka. Barbara Graham was a graduate of East Mecklenburg High School class of 1961. Barbara Graham was a wonderful Wife, Mother, and Grandmother. She was very involved in the daily lives of her children and grandchildren. She attended sporting events, recitals, graduations, birthday parties, and all special events with her children and grandchildren. She never missed an opportunity to spend time with her loved ones, whether it was a big event or simply going to Marshalls and Starbucks. She learned to sew at a very young age, and one of her many passions was creating hand sewn items for each of her grandchildren. She was a loving sister and cherished the times her and her sisters spent together, laughing and reminiscing about childhood memories. Her favorite hobbies included sewing, working in the yard, spending time outside with her beloved dog Jake, and taking care of her many beautiful plants and flowers with her husband Howard. She enjoyed hosting family events at her home and took joy in seeing and fostering the close relationships between her sisters, children and grandchildren. Barbara was a devout Christian and deeply loved her Lord and Savior. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Stanley, NC. The family will be holding a private Celebration of Life. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: First Presbyterian Church of Stanley ~ Youth Sports program Harvest Church, Lincolnton NC Piedmont Animal Rescue ~ Mooresville NC Woof Den ~ Denver NC James Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.
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