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Obituary: GRAHAM, PHD DR. JO

Dr. Jo Graham, Ph.D1915-2013Dr. Jo Graham, Ph.D a renowned educator, died June 13, 2013, at the age 97 in Salt Lake City. She was born August 18, 1915 in Wallsburg, UT to John Fredrick and Rosette Sabey Graham. She later moved to Provo, UT and attended Provo Junior High and graduated from Provo High School. She graduated from BYU in Elementary Education and taught school in Provo for 3 years. She later graduated from LDS Business College. She worked at Continental Bank and Makoff Department Store. She returned to teaching at Uintah School. She received her MS degree in Education from Peabody College in Nashville, TN. She attended the University of Maryland and received her Doctorate in 1970. She taught education at the University of Oklahoma for 1 year, and then went to work for the US Department of Education in Denver, CO with the Head Start Program. She retired from the federal government and traveled extensively with her sister, Gayle, Roberta Ford and her friend, Marilyn.She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Letha Graham Thatcher and Gayle Graham. She is survived by many cherished cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 11:00 am, at Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah, with a visitation one hour prior. Interment will be at East Lawn Memorial Hills in Provo, UT. Online condolences