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Barbara Sue Graham

March 9, 1938 — March 22, 2024

Pomaria

Barbara Sue Graham

Barbara Sue Rauch Graham, 86, of Pomaria, widow of Eddie Gerald Graham, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2024, at J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home.

Born on March 9, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Oscar Lee and Nellie Rae Boland Rauch. She had a career in the garment industry where she worked for Damon International, The Old School Manufacturing and Knight Industries.  Mrs. Graham was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church where she was involved with the Go Group.

She was a devoted wife, loving mother, Granny and Mimi. Mrs. Graham loved camping and  attending blue grass festivals. She had a genuine green thumb as she loved working in the garden and in her flowers.

She is survived by a daughter, Tracie (Forrest) LaCons of Pomaria; sisters, Janice Bedenbaugh of Prosperity, Mary Nell (Ricky) Cromer of Chapin and Lee Rae Arnold of Gaston; brothers, Joe (Jean Ann) Rauch, Charlie Rauch and Karl (Sue) Rauch all of Chapin; grandchildren, Chris (Kristen) LaCons, Jessica (Adam Teseniar) LaCons, Adam Graham, Audrey (Allen) Needham and Austin Graham; great-grandchildren, Cameron Needham, Addison Needham, Gage Hesson, Kaleb Hesson, Graham LaCons, Carter LaCons, Grayson Graham, Ezra Graham, Bailey Teseniar, Skyler Teseniar, Landen Teseniar and Parker Teseniar.

She was predeceased by a son, Steven Eugene Graham, a sister, Sandra White and a brother, Jimmy Dale Rauch.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Friday, March 29, 2024, at New Hope United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jesse Rogers. Burial will follow in Graham Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made toward the funeral expense at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home, 1724 Main Street, Newberry, SC 29108 or Online

Active pallbearers will be Joey Rauch, Karl Rauch, Jr., Joe Cromer, David Bedenbaugh, Jamie Bedenbaugh and Gary Grice.


Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, March 28, 2024

5:30 - 7:30 pm (Eastern time)

McSwain - Evans Funeral Home

1724 Main St., Newberry, SC 29108

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 29, 2024

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

New Hope United Methodist Church

3777 New Hope Road, Pomaria,

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Burial

Friday, March 29, 2024

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