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Brenda Joyce Graham, age 72

Brenda Joyce Graham, age 72, of Cabot, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 27, 2022. She was born in Morrilton, Arkansas on September 22, 1950 to the late Joseph William Helton and Geraldine Adams Helton.

Brenda worked as a Computer Lab Teacher for Central Elementary School in Cabot, Arkansas. She loved to read and watch murder shows and true crime television. She was a big fan of Arkansas Razorback Football. When she was younger, she enjoyed playing softball with her friends and teammates. Brenda’s favorite drink was Dr. Pepper. She always had one in her hands. She loved traveling, fishing, and doing arts and crafts. She will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her.

Brenda is preceded in death by her parents; her first husband Nelson Thomas Holladay; her second husband Arthur Graham; her son Keven Michael Holladay; and her brother-in-law Ronald Abbott.

She leaves behind her son Clinton Thomas Holladay (Alison Cates); her grandchildren Halli Holladay (Andrew Dennis), Morgan Holladay, Sydni Cates, and Kaylan Gibbs; great grandchildren Kennedy Ellison, Kohen Hamm, and Dusty Gibbs; siblings Vicky Abbott and Danny Helton (Tammy); and many more nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 3, 2022 at 1:00pm with Graveside Service to follow at 2:00pm at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Roland, Arkansas.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at

To view a tribute slideshow of Brenda, follow the link provided below.


  • Cyndi Adams Wilson Posted December 29, 2022 11:15 PM

    Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Brenda & JR Staton Posted December 29, 2022 11:47 PM

    With Sympathy and Prayers for the family!

  • Brandy Flanigan Posted April 22, 2023 10:32 AM

    She was the best! I worked with her at Central and she was like a grandmother to my boys! I wish I had seen her before she passed so I could tell her just how much she meant to us.

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