David Graham

Published 5:20 pm Friday, February 27, 2015



The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want…Psalm 23

Funeral Services for David Graham, 63, of Picayune will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at Rose of Sharon COGIC at 12:00 noon.  Reverend Curtis Merritt will officiate at the service. Elder David Simmons is the pastor.

David Graham was born August 7, 1951 in Poplarville, MS to the late George and Mattie Mills Graham.  He was the third of nine children born to this union.  He graduated from Poplarville High School in 1971. He continued his education at Pearl River Community College where he graduated and received his Associates Degree.  He was a painter by trade and carpentry and construction worker.  Friends and family affectionately referred to him as “Nip”.

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David ended his earthly journey to go home to be with our Heavenly Father on Monday, February 23, 2015 at Highland Community Hospital.  He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Mattie Mills Graham; and one sister-in-law, Robin Graham.

He will always be lovingly remembered by his wife, Judy Graham; two daughters, Faricia Graham Berry, of Carriere, MS and Tracy (Donnis, Sr.) Budro, of Moss Point, MS; his siblings, Betty Graham, Evelyn Graham Dear, Linda (Charlie) Gaulden, Ray Graham, Brenda (Charles) Harris, George (Phyllis) Graham, Jr., Rickey (Jackie) Graham, Debra Graham, Veronica Dear, and Jacob Graham; five grandchildren, Ramon Berry, Haleigh Berry, Tatyana S. Budro, Donnis H. Budro II, and Matthew T. Budro;  one great grandchild, Ryleigh Berry; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Visitation will be at the church one hour prior to service.  Interment will be in Picayune Cemetery. Entrusted to Brown’s Funeral Home.