Gloria Hope Graham

Alton | Saturday, November 22 2014

Gloria Hope Graham, 88, passed away at 10:55 am Saturday, November 22, 2014, at Alton Nursing and Rehab in Alton, IL.

She was born on June 20, 1926 in Alton, IL, the daughter of the late Ernest D. & Myrtle F. (Goodpasture) Terpening.

Gloria married Vane L. Graham on July 14, 1945 in Alton. He passed away on May 10, 2004.

She was a dedicated wife to her husband of 58 years, loving  mother and sister.  She was employed at W. T. Grant Dept Store in Alton for many years.  She was a Den mother of the Boy Scotts Cub # 10.  She enjoyed listening to music and anything Elvis.

Gloria is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, JoAnn and Brad Berg of FL.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son Terry and two sisters, Betty J. Logan and June M. McLaughlin.

Visitation will be from 12 noon until funeral service at 1 pm Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Elias Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton, with Father David Boase officiating.

Burial will follow at Upper Alton Cemetery in Alton.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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