ALBANY -- LaHoma Ruth Graham, 76, of Tifton, GA, died January 20, 2013 at her residence. No services will be held.

A native of Elwood, IN, born to the late Clay M. and Thelma Jones Rich, Mrs. Graham had lived in Albany, GA since 1979 moving to Tifton one year ago. Mrs. Graham had been employed with Jr. Food Stores and Family Dollar Stores.

Survivors include her four daughters, Jodi Scarborough and her husband, Roy of Tifton, GA, Toni Whaley of Albany, GA, Misti Trunnell and her husband, Terry of Phenix City, AL and Dana Hardy of Hazlehurst, GA, a step-daughter, Naomi Graham of Lee County, GA, eighteen grandchildren and twenty nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Henry Lewis Hardy and Frank Graham, a son, Marty Graham and a great-granddaughter, Kateleen Marie Hardy.

Her children would like to express their deepest appreciation to Tift Area Hospice for the care that they have shown for Mrs. Graham and for the family.

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