Odessa Beatrice Graham

Odessa Beatrice Graham of rural Miami, OK passed from this life Friday, April 2, 2021 at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, MO. She was 93.

Odessa was born March 22, 1928 in rural Miami, OK to John and Lula (Karnes) Schoenhals. She was a lifetime Miami area resident.

She was the activities director for Miami Nursing home for many years and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Miami.

Odessa was preceded in death by her parents, 4 brothers, Virgil Schoenhals, Lloyd Schoenhals, Arnold Schoenhals and Don Schoenhals and 4 sisters, Opal Botts, Evelyn Walker, Francis Williams and Faye Hickey.

Odessa is survived by her husband, Glen Graham of the home, 2 sons, Terry Graham and wife Susan of Monkey Island, OK and Jerry Graham and wife Edie of Miami, OK, 1 daughter, Sheila Nolte of Springfield, MO, 6 grandchildren, Scott Graham and wife Michelle, Angella Johnson, Jarrod Graham and wife Christy, Melissa Dumas and husband Tim, Tera Latta and husband Paul and Lora Nall and husband Micah, 15 great-grandchildren and 5 great great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Immanuel Baptist Church in Miami, OK with Rev. Paul Simpson and Rev. Mark Nickles officiating. Interment will follow in Ottawa Indian Cemetery southeast of Miami, OK with Scott Graham, Jarrod Graham, Tim Dumas, Micah Nall, Paul Latta and Tyler Graham serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6-7 p.m. at Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Miami, OK.. Services have been placed in the care of Paul Thomas Funeral Hoome and Cremation Service of Miami, OK. Online condolences may be made at www.paulthomasfuneralhomes.com.

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