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Marilyn J. Graham

May 6, 1932December 30, 2020

Marilyn Joyce Graham, 88 of Texarkana, TX passed away December 30, 2020 at a local nursing home. She was born on May 6, 1932 to Neal & Emma Sargeant in Danville, VT. Many will remember Marilyn as the morning cashier Skaggs Alpha Beta on State Line and at Super 1 Foods until she retired after 24 years at the age of 84 in 2017. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother & great-grandmother. She served in the United States Air Force where she met the love of her life John Graham. She is preceded in death by her husband, John Graham, her parents Neal & Emma Sargeant and five brothers and sisters. She is survived by her daughters, Tammy Graham of Texarkana, TX & Melissa Smith of Marion, AR; four grandchildren Casey Tate of Texarkana, TX, Ronald Kelley (Christie) of Fouke, AR, Kyle Hillis (Nikki) of New Boston, TX & Kelsey Casey (Richie) of Homer, LA; four great-grandchildren; one brother Theodore Sargeant of Huntington, VT and a number of nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Kindred Hospice for all of their support, care and love during this time. Cremation will be under the direction of East Funeral Home, Texarkana, AR. In Lieu of flowers, please make a donation to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN. Online tributes can be posted to


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Rennia Wilson

January 7, 2021

Marilyn and I was the FIRST cashiers at Super 1 foods. She was a Sweet, Soft spoken Woman who formed a Family friendship with me. Tammy thanks for sharing her with me. Praying GOD'S Strength to her Family during this Season of Grief.

Beverly Jones

January 5, 2021

Sending my sincere felt condolences to you Melissa and Tammy! May Jesus wrap His arms around you to ease the pain! Your Mom was a very special lady! And that was a great picture of her! 🙏🏻🙏🏻❤️🙏🏻🙏🏻