Elva  Graham

Elva Graham

Sunday, February 2nd, 1930 Friday, September 18th, 2020

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Obituary for Elva M. Graham (Shumaker)

Elva M. Graham, 90, of Martinsburg, passed away on Friday, September 18, 2020 at the Berkeley Springs Center.

Born February 2, 1930 in Mineral County, WV, she was the daughter of the late Roy Shumaker and Grace Rogers Shumaker.

Elva was a member of the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Berkeley Springs. She graduated from Berkeley Springs High School in 1948. She worked at Interwoven Mills until moving to Martinsburg in 1961. Elva and Vigil opened the Stitchery in their home before moving the shop to downtown Martinsburg. Virgil and Elva loved to travel enjoying Florida and traveling across the country, she loved to cook and do crafts.

She is survived by her daughter, Sheila Graham and partner, Wyatt Hiller; a grandson, Shawn Gibson; granddaughter, Alison Dignazio and husband, Anthony; and great-grandchildren, Roger Miller, Sara Miller, and Kalip Gibson; great great grandchildren, Leland Graham, Aubree King, Kalila King, and Brianna Dyche.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil R. Graham.

Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home.

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Bill and Jean Stickley

So sorry to hear of the passing of Elva Mae. Elva was my cousin, daughter of my mother's sister, Grace Wade. Have know Elva all my life and visit with her when in Berkeley Springs. A wonderful person who shall be missed by all that knew her. RIP Elva. You, Virgil, your mom and my mom shall all be together again.
Comment | Posted at 11:16pm via Condolence

Bill and Jean Stickley

Condolences to Sheila and family during this time of sorrow.
Posted at 11:19pm

Max Grove

Sheila, our prayers are with you at this time of loss. Had not seen you folks in years, but was still shocked to read of your mom's passing. She was a long time customer and friend when the Buyers Guide was across the street from the Stitchery.
Comment | Posted at 02:17pm via Condolence

Scarlet Fellers

Sheila and family, So sorry to hear about losing your Mom. I remember her from many years ago. She was a sweet lady. I also remember your Dad, he always had a way to make people laugh. I know it's hard but it gets easier with time and having wonderful memories that should carry you thru. You and your family are in my heart, thoughts and prayers.
Comment | Posted at 04:02pm via Condolence

Barbara Smith Sheppard

Sheila and family: I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. She was such a wonderful person and I had fun when I visited your home as a teenager. Cherish the great memories to help you through this difficult time.
Comment | Posted at 12:45pm via Condolence

Pamela Gesford

Hi Sheila, I was just thinking about you and your Mom on Wednesday, wondering what was going on with you all. I'm so sorry about your Mom, but I know she had a full life. Hope all is well. Love, Pam (Sencindiver) Gesford
Comment | Posted at 06:38pm via Condolence

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