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Mary Lee (Goodman) Graham

December 3, 1933 ~ October 11, 2018 (age 84)

Mary Lee Goodman Campbell Graham, 84, of Salisbury passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018.

She was born in Rowan County on December 3, 1933, a daughter of the late Mary Geneva Wise and Elmer Monroe “Jack” Goodman, Sr.

Mary was a graduate of China Grove High School and worked for 25 years with the S&R Dental Lab as a Dental Lab Technician, making crowns and bridges. She served as president of both the Rowan County Rescue Squad Auxiliary and the NC Rescue Squad Auxiliary for many years. She was a lifelong member of Salem Lutheran Church and was a member of the W.E.L.C.A., Women’s Circle and was active in all church phases.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Graham; daughter, Donna Lee Campbell; brothers, E.M. “June” Goodman, Jr. and Monroe Alexander Goodman.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Mary Lynn Cooper and companion Boyd “Chip” Cook of Boonesboro, MD and Kathy Sue Smith of Salisbury; brother, Greer Neel Goodman of Salisbury; grandchildren, Lacy Prebula (Tony) of Gaithersburg, MD and Lucas Howard (Teri) of Cavetown, MD; great-grandchild, Pia Prebula. Numerous nieces and nephews survive.

Visitation: 1:30-3:30 PM Monday, October 15, 2018 in the Salem Lutheran Church Parlor, 5080 Sherrills Ford Rd., Salisbury, NC 28147.

Service: 4:00 PM Monday at Salem Lutheran Church with the Rev. Dawn Rister officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.


Memorials may be made to Salem Lutheran Church, 5080 Sherrills Ford Rd., Salisbury, NC 28147 or Lutheridge, 2511 Hendersonville Road Arden, NC 28704.

Donations may be made to:

Salem Lutheran Church
5080 Sherrills Ford Road, Salisbury NC 28147

2511 Hendersonville Road, Arden NC 28704

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