In Memory of

Ruth Graham

Full Name: Ruth Ann Graham
Date of Birth: April 13, 1947
Date of Death: October 11, 2020
October 13, 2020 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Henry-Lange Memorial Home Lewistown
Service Information:
October 14, 2020 - 11:00 AM - Henry-Lange Memorial Home Lewistown

Lewistown- Ruth Ann Graham, 73, of Lewistown passed away at 4:48 AM Sunday October 11, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born April 13, 1947 at Canton the daughter of Delbert K. and Nellie M. (Childers) Sheets. She married Gary R. Graham on October 16, 1965 at Havana. He died June 30, 2002. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a daughter-in-law, Christy Graham. Surviving are one son, Todd Graham of Lewistown, one daughter, Tina Jockisch of Lewistown, two granddaughters, Chelsea (Tayler Shore) Jockisch and Haley (Cory Ford) Jockisch, two step grandchildren, Austin and Zoey King, and her dog Buddy.

Ruth was an administrative assistant for the Fulton County States Attorney’s office and later for Ewing & Scott Law Office. She was the former owner of PJ’s Pub in Lewistown.

Ruth was a member of the Lewistown VFW Post 5001. She enjoyed spending time with her family, working on puzzles and making flower baskets to decorate family graves.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday at the Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown with Reverend Brian Ebert officiating. Burial will be at Summum Cemetery in Summum. Visitation will be held from 5-7 PM Tuesday at the memorial home. Social distancing and face masks will be required. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lewistown Rescue Squad. To view Ruth’s life tribute video or to send online condolences visit

To view video tribute click here.

From: Bill and Connie Ogden Oct 11 2020 7:43PM
So sorry for loss. prayers  for the families
From: Samantha KeenlanceOct 12 2020 9:06AM
Not enough words can express how sorry I am. She was the best and I'll always cherish the memories with her! Fly high Ruth, we love you.
From: Billy evansOct 12 2020 9:34AM
Will MISS her dearly she was one hell of a woman always looking out for others.May she rest in peace.Love you momma Ruth!
From: Janeile and Jerry BainterOct 12 2020 9:34AM
Tina   And Todd. We are. Very sorry to hear of Your momma passing. She was a very special lady to many many people. We are keeping you all in our prayers
From: Don and judy howardOct 12 2020 9:56AM
Tina,todd and girls. Words can not express how sorry I am at your loss. Please know. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Let me know if there is anything I can do
From: Don and judy howardOct 12 2020 9:56AM
Tina,todd and girls. Words can not express how sorry I am at your loss. Please know. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Let me know if there is anything I can do
From: Lorenda SpilkerOct 12 2020 10:07AM
Our very deepest sympathy to Ruth's family. I knew Ruth in the beginning from attending LCHS high school in Lewistown. She always friendly and kind. Ruth will be missed but her memories will live on with her family and friends. God Bless Everyone. Lorenda & Alvin Spilker.
From: Connie HendersonOct 12 2020 10:12AM
So many memories when I think of your mom funny and some not funny but she was not just my cousin my dear dear friend oh some of the things we did growing up I am going to miss her so much and my heart breaks for you kids because she was one super lady she adored all of you and so proud of you. If I can help in any way please let me know  
From: Mary WoodruffOct 12 2020 10:25AM
Tina& Todd, so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. But now she is healed and with your dad. We've all got memories of Ruth and her fun times. Neighbors as the crow flies she will be missed. Fly high my friend and know how much we all cherished you. RIP.
From: Teresa ProsserOct 12 2020 11:27AM
We are so sorry about the loss of your Mother.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Tom and Teresa Prosser
From: Larry and Debbie WardOct 12 2020 12:18PM
Tina,Todd, Haley, Chelsey, and Buddy! We are so sorry for the loss of your mom and grandma. Ruth has always been a very special lady to us. We loved her, your dad, grandpa and grandma so much. We are going to miss her, but she is with her other loves now, she will be waiting with open arms when you all  meet again. Sending hugs and prayers
From: Melvin & Kenna Swearingen Oct 12 2020 1:11PM
Tina Todd and family I am so sorry for your loss of your Mom- Grandma. She was a very special lady and will be truly missed. Sending you many prayers and hugs in this most difficult time.
From: Joyce PriceOct 12 2020 3:27PM
My condolences and prayers for Ruth’s  family and friends!
From: Gary and Judy BloydOct 12 2020 3:54PM
We were so sorry to hear about your mom. She was a very special lady. I can't remember her without a smile on her face. Our prayers are with your families. Much love.
From: Janet MannOct 12 2020 9:44PM
Thoughts and prayers for the family. Ruth Ann will be greatly missed by so many as she touched many hearts.
From: Joshua Ann pasleyOct 13 2020 12:23AM
Sorry for you loss prayers for you all
From: Joshua Ann pasleyOct 13 2020 12:23AM
Sorry for you loss prayers for you all
From: Katy & Andy AndrewsOct 13 2020 9:58AM
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.  
From: Judy ShoreOct 13 2020 3:42PM
My thoughts and prayers are with you through this very difficult time.   ??????
From: Ed & Sandy gingerOct 13 2020 4:42PM
Sorry for your loss thinking of you and your family
From: Doug & Cheryl MartindaleOct 14 2020 12:49PM
So very sorry for your loss, Tina and  Todd and families. We just read of Ruth's passing today in the Argus.
From: Wayne &Beverly BeekmanOct 14 2020 7:01PM
We are so sorry for your loss, what a sweet person she was. We just found out about Ruth.s passing. Sending prayers and love to all family members.
From: Mike and Colleen BallOct 17 2020 10:37AM
Tina and Todd,

I’m sorry to hear about the loss of your mother.  Mike and I both have fond memories of time spent with Ruth Ann and Frank and Bernice, and then later with you guys when you were little. It was an incredible huge family!  Our sympathies are with you and your family.

Mike and Colleen

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