Patricia Sadler Graham
Patricia Sadler Graham
  • June 16, 1943 - December 5, 2016
  • Huntington, West Virginia

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Patricia Sadler Graham, 73, of Huntington, was united with her family in Heaven on December 5, 2016 after a long battle with Lupus and Alzheimer’s. Pat was born June 16, 1943 in Lowmansville, KY, a daughter of the late Willie and Mamery Lyons Sadler. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by two brothers, Dencil Sadler and Darrell Sadler and her sister, Carroll McCloud. Mrs. Graham was an educator for 28 years and much of that time was spent at Hannan Trace Elementary in Gallia County, Ohio where she worked with a dear friend, Joyce Booth. She was devoted to her grandchildren and great grandchildren. In 1970 she became a daughter of Marshall becoming the first member of her family to graduate from college. She juggled being a full-time single mother/grandmother/teacher and was still able to build a successful Mary Kay Cosmetic unit and became a director. She is survived by her sister, Inice Vance (Donald) of Logan, WV; three children, Lee Graham of Huntington, WV, Samantha Graham Brown of Chesapeake, OH, and Sabrina Graham Byron (Rob) of Louisville, KY; seven grandchildren, Alyssa Graham, Sarah Byron, Ethan Graham, Joshua Byron, Rebekah Byron, Marin Brown, and McKenna Brown three great grandchildren, Savannah, Frankie, and Carson and special sister-in-law, Nancy Sadler Estes, a special nephew, Jeff McCloud, and a special niece, Debbie Moore. She was a resident of the Homestead Unit at Heritage Center for the last four years of her life. Many of the staff treated her like family, especially Paula Langston whom mom loved like a daughter. Words cannot express how thankful we are for the love, support and care from the staff. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, December 9, 2016 at Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary. Entombment will follow in Woodmere Memorial Park’s Garden Building. The family will receive friends 10 a.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in her memory to the Marshall University Foundation 519 John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 25703.