Gloria Hope Graham, 88, of Alton, passed away at 10:55 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at Alton Nursing and Rehab in Alton.
She was born on June 20, 1926, in Alton, the daughter of the late Ernest D. and Myrtle F. (Goodpasture) Terpening.
Gloria married Vane L. Graham on July 14, 1945, in Alton. He passed away on May 10, 2004.
She was a dedicated wife to her husband of 58 years, loving mother and sister. Gloria was employed at W. T. Grant Department Store in Alton for many years. She was a Den mother of the Boy Scouts Cub No. 10. She enjoyed listening to music and anything Elvis.
Gloria is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, JoAnn and Brad Berg of Florida.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Terry; and two sisters, Betty J. Logan and June M. McLaughlin.
Visitation will be from noon until funeral service at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at Elias Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton, with Father David Boase officiating.
Burial will follow at Upper Alton Cemetery in Alton.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallallandschaaf.com.