Joyce Graham

Published 2:13 pm Friday, September 24, 2021

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Mrs. Joyce Rosalee Graham, a resident of Walker, passed away Sept. 23, 2021, in Baton Rouge, at the age of 89. Mrs. Graham was the first female insurance agent at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana and owner of Graham Insurance Agency. Mrs. Graham was a member of Amite Pentecostal Church.

Mrs. Graham is survived by two sons, Jody (Marta “Sally”) Graham and Bobby (Doris) Graham, all of Walker; and a daughter-in-law, Jeanne Janneck Graham. She is also survived by two sisters, Aline Blackwell of Baton Rouge and Frances Burdett of Shreveport.

Mrs. Graham was preceded in death by her parents, Nathaniel Bilbo and Ernestine Henley; her husband, Bobby Joe Graham Sr.; one son, David Graham; a brother, Bobby Henley; and two sisters, Maxine Evans and Patty Dunaway.

A memorial service will be held at a later date, with Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

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