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Ovella (Mugrage) Stivers-Graham

February 27, 1915 ~ November 26, 2017 (age 102)

Ovella (Mugrage) Stivers-Graham, age 102 of Olney, passed away at 2:37 AM on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Helia Healthcare in Olney.

Graveside service will be at 10 AM on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Haven Hill Memorial Gardens in Olney. Pastor Todd Bettis will be officiating.

Ovella was born on February 27, 1915 in Rinard, Illinois the daughter of James P. and Emma Sue (Ray) Mugrage. She was married to Lawrence Stivers for over 60 years before he preceded her in death. She later married Eugene Graham who also preceded her in death.

She worked at Tresslars Variety Store for 39 years. She was a member of the Disciples of Christ church in Olney. She was also a member of Eastern Star. She enjoyed painting, traveling, spending time with her great-grandchildren and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. She will be sadly missed by her family, friends, and all who knew her.

Ovella is survived by her son Larry Stivers and wife Betty of Olney; daughter Karen Stewart of Illinois; 9 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her two husbands Lawrence Stivers and Eugene Graham, parents JP and Emma Sue Mugrage, son Jim Stivers, sister Margret Yates, 2 brothers JP Mugrage Jr. and Elmo Mugrage and 3 grandchildren.

Memorials can be sent to the Richland County Senior Citizen’s Center in Olney in memory of Ovella (Mugrage) Stivers-Graham.

 Service Information

Graveside Service
November 30, 2017

10:00 AM
Haven Hill Memorial Gardens
Ludlow Street
Olney, Illinois 62450

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