Graham, Audrey

Audrey Marie Graham, 76, of Adrian, Mich., died May 7, 2019, at Hospice of Lenawee Home in Adrian following a brief battle with brain cancer.

She was born Dec. 28, 1942, in Adrian, the daughter of Jerald W. and Pauline E. (Schaeffer) Johnson. She married the love of her life, Ralph Gary Graham, on Jan. 4, 1960, at the Morenci Baptist Church. He survives.

Audrey served her family as a loving homemaker and enjoyed tending to her garden and annual flower beds that adorned her yard. She was well-known around the Cadmus community for her babysitting services out of her home. She was a member of the Cadmus Presbyterian Church. She is remembered for her amusing personality, her zest for life, and her love for her family.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Lisa (and Duane, Jr.) Potes of Adrian, Loretta Carr (and Mark Scott) of Hudson, Mich., and Nina Graham of Adrian; a brother, Raymond Johnson of Lyons, Ohio; her sister, Edith (and Duane) Dwyer of Morenci; three grandchildren, Ashley Carr, Justin Potes and Nicole Waszczak; five great-grandchildren, Jaxxon Spencer, Harrison Potes, Ella Potes, Cooper Waszczak and Owen Waszczak.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Robert L. Johnson, and a grandson, Jared M. Carr.

A private graveside service will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Arrangements were handled by Eagle Funeral Home in Morenci.

Memorial donations are suggested to Hospice of Lenawee.