Wilbur Edwin Graham, age 93, died December 21, 1994, at the St. George Care Center.
Born December 4, 1901, in Richfield, Utah to William and Sarah Ann Marren Graham. He married Melba Jenny Sly in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 19, 1921. She preceded him in death on November 21, 1980.Wilbur was well known in the retail furniture business in Salt Lake City for over 40 years. He worked at Axelrad's Furniture and later opened a store of his own, Graham Furniture Company. He was a member of the LDS Church, and for the last 13 years has lived with his daughter and son-in-law in Southern Utah.
Survivors include: A son, W. Cal, of Salt Lake City; and a daughter, Mrs. Donald R. (Shirley) Spradling of St. George, Utah; three grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, one daughter, Mrs. G.W. (Barbara) Mason, and three brothers.
Graveside services will be held Friday, December 23, 1994, 1 p.m., at the Salt Lake City Cemetery under the direction of the Spilsbury-Desert Rose Mortuary. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Spilsbury-Desert Rose Mortuary, 58 North 100 East, St. George.
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