Mr. Howard Michael Graham of Cottonwood, Alabama, passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan.
He was 64.
Mike was born on March 25, 1950, in Altha. He grew up in Altha and was a graduate of Altha Public School. He was a retired pipefitter, but had also served in the United States Army and operated his own roofing business. He was known for his great sense of humor and love of fun. He was of the Baptist faith.
His father, V. Howard Graham, passed away before Mike’s birth. In addition, he was also preceded in death by his parents, Bruce and Alda Mae Hansford.
Survivors include his wife, Annise Graham, of Cottonwood; one daughter, Amanda Graham, of Oneonta, Alabama; three sons, Michael Graham of Spokane Valley, Washington, Greg Graham of Lakeview, Washington, and Ross Graham of Blountstown; two stepchildren, Shane Quick, of Pansey, Alabama, and Norma Smith of Wausau; his brother, Rex Hansford, and sisters, Melba Adkins and Lisa Grice, all of Altha; 14 grandchildren; one great grandchild; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
To celebrate his life, long-time friend, Reverend Luther Pumphrey will conduct a service at 1:00 p.m. CDST Saturday, August 23, at the Altha Curch of God in Altha. The family will receive friends at the church from noon until service time.
Mike chose cremation by Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb, Alabama, to handle arrangements (ph. (334) 886-7777). To sign a guest register, please visit www.sorrellsfuneralhomes.com.