Thelma Mae Graffman, a lifelong resident of Schulter and Henryetta passed away Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 at her home in Henryetta at the age of 95. She was born March 29, 1920 in Granite, Oklahoma to Charles Edmond Sharp and Anna Clarice (Benton) Sharp.
Mrs. Graffman was a graduate of Henryetta High School class of 1938. She married Gilbert Adolph Graffman, March 23, 1940 in Henryetta. She was the Head Cook for Schulter Public Schools and was also a longtime member of Schulter Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Gilbert A. Graffman in 1979, a grandson, Frankie Graffman, a granddaughter, Diana Graffman, also by three sisters, Faye, Opal, & Alyene.
She is survived by four children, Gilbert Lee Graffman & wife Kathy of Henryetta; Charles Graffman & wife Pat of Henryetta;
Jimmie Graffman of Weleetka; Sharon Harris & husband Tony of Mustang; Eight grandchildren: Angie McCarley & husband David of Waxahachie, Texas; Lisa Jones & husband Bill of Henryetta;
Greg Graffman of Kingman, Kansas;
Aaron Graffman & wife Kelli of Henryetta;
Steven Tucker & wife Noel of Blanchard; Brian Tucker & wife Ann of Purcell; Timothy Mitcham & wife Tina of Wilson;
Nicole Graffman of Okmulgee;
Great Grandchildren: Teresa Bachman & husband Michael; Lindsey Dominguez & husband Garrett; Michael Graffman & fiance Lauren; Cassie Stephens-Tucker, Taylor Graffman, Bailey Graffman, Alex Graffman, Jaydon Tucker, Bailey Tucker, Stetson Tucker, Emily Graffman, Campbell Tucker, Kaitlyn Graffman, Madalyn Mitcham, Jonathan Mitcham, Boston Graffman, & Brodie Graffman, great-great grandchildren, Logan Bachman, Barrett Bachman, Callie Dominguez, Hadley Graffman & Rose Jones; One sister, Charlene Estira of Tulsa; Very special friends, JoAnne Chandler, Gladys & Doug Commons, & Dave Lawson; Also by a host of nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives.
Pallbearers will be Greg Graffman, Aaron Graffman, Timothy Mitcham, Bill Jones, Garrett Dominguez, & Michael Bachman. Honorary pallbearers will be, Bailey Graffman, Alex Graffman, & Taylor Graffman.
Viewing for Mrs. Graffman will be from Noon until 8pm on Friday and 8am until noon on Saturday.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Schulter Baptist Church with Rev. Ryan Wells officating, assisted by Pastor Phil Barton. Interment will follow in Westlawn Cemetery under direction of Integrity Funeral Service.