Ann Kersey Graham
October 16, 1925 – November 1, 2018
Ann Kersey Harris Graham, of Midlothian, Virginia, aged 93, passed away on November 1, 2018 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Born on October 16, 1925 in Richmond, VA, she was the daughter of Alene C. and Stuart A. Kersey, Sr. She graduated from John Marshall High School in 1941.
Ann moved to Midlothian in 1952 with her husband of 53 years, Warren “Booley” Harris. She was Dr. Morrissette Sr.’s assistant at Midlothian Family Practice for 30 years and a member of Winfree Baptist Church for almost 70 years, where she served in many capacities. She will be remembered as a loving sister, mother and grandmother, selfless caregiver, and a devoted member of her Midlothian community.
She is survived by husband Howard D. Graham, two daughters, Joan H. Heath (Ben), Kathy H. Troxler (David), sister Jacquelyn K. Smith, brothers Rev. Stuart A. Kersey Jr., Gerald D. Kersey, Donald R. Kersey; 3 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchilden. She was predeceased by her brother J. Phillip Kersey Sr.
The family will receive friends from 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm on Monday, November 5, 2018 at Woody Funeral Home Huguenot Chapel. Funeral service will be held at 2pm on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Winfree Church with graveside service at Bethel Baptist Church. Following graveside service, a reception will be held at Winfree Church. We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the staff of The Memory Center Richmond for their loving care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Winfree Memorial Baptist Church, P.O. Box 244, Midlothian, VA 23113.
- Stuart A. Kersey, Sr,, Father
- Alene C. Kersey, Mother
- She is survived by husband Howard D. Graham, two daughters, Joan H. Heath (Ben), Kathy H. Troxler (David), sister Jacquelyn K. Smith, brothers Rev. Stuart A. Kersey Jr., Gerald D. Kersey, Donald R. Kersey; 3 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchilden. She was predeceased by her brother J. Phillip Kersey Sr.
Winfree Memorial Baptist Church
P.O. Box 244, Midlothian, Virginia 23113
- Visitation Monday, November 5, 2018
- Funeral Service Tuesday, November 6, 2018
- Graveside Service Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Ann Kersey Graham
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November 6, 2018
We have wonderful memories of Ann, especially her welcoming presence and contagious laugh. Mouth-watering smells were always coming from her kitchen and we looked forward to sharing those delicious meals. She was a charming lady who enjoyed life and we hope she still gets to dance to Lawrence Welk music. Our love and condolences to her family.
Shirley and J.P.
Gene and Brenda Williamson
November 6, 2018
Ann was a beautiful sweet LADY. We enjoyed keeping her lawn looking great for her and Howard. Ann always made you smile and you always came away from her visits with a great big smile on your face.
MATER (DEBBY) PRINCE
November 4, 2018
What a beautiful woman Mrs. Ann was, inside and out. She loved her daughters (Kathy and Joan) so much as well as all her grand children and nieces and nephews. She had a mind of her own, and it was going to be done "her way" or not. She reminded me so much of my own mom. I always loved to hear her call me by my nick name "mater", it was just the way she would say it. Now she is in heaven arguing with God about how things are going to be done, "Mrs. Ann's way.
Praying for all the family. With much Love,
Ron & Debby (Mater) Prince.
Kathryn S. Cheesman
November 3, 2018
Always a gracious hostess for the multitudes on Thanksgiving. She and “Cousin” Booley made us all feel welcome year after year!😇😇