Pauline W. “Polly” Graham

September 10, 1938 ‒ November 09, 2016

Chesterville, Ohio

Pauline W. “Polly” Graham, age 78, of Chesterville, passed away Wednesday evening, November 9, 2016, at Morrow Manor in Chesterville.

On September 10, 1938, Polly was born in Danville, OH, the daughter of the later Edgar LeRoy and Jessie Irene (Butler) Davis.

Polly married the love of her life, Loren W. Graham, on January 11, 1956 in Fredericktown.  Together they raised four children and enjoyed over 39 years as husband and wife.  He preceded her in death on April 13, 1995.

For more than 30 years Polly was dietary manager and head cook at Morrow Manor.  She loved the people she worked with and taking care of many residents over the years.

A woman of faith, she was a member of The Pines Christian Church in Mount Gilead.

Polly enjoyed being outdoors working in her flower garden, reading and doing puzzle books.  She loved animals, especially dogs and liked bird watching, always having a family in the bird houses outside her window at Morrow Manor.

Above all, Polly adored her family.  She will be remembered as a sweet, loving woman who was always there to help people.  She was the best mother and grandmother anyone could ever ask for.

She will be dearly missed by three children: Brenda Rossman of Galion, Rodney (Christine) Graham of PA, Lori (Dean) Patterson of Mount Gilead; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren and a great granddaughter on the way; and 3great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Robert W. Graham on April 13, 1976; a great grandson, Gage Berry; a son-in-law, William Rossman; a brother, Harry Davis; and a sister, Donna Holcomb.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family to assist with funeral expenses.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Polly’s family, and your special memories or condolences may be shared with them by visiting

  • To Paulines family. I am sorry for your loss but want you to know she was the kindest and most pleasant person I ever worked with. She was truly a gem of s person God bless you all Joan Jagger

  • Aunt Polly, you was the last of my Aunts and Uncles from both sides of my family. RIP Aunt Polly the ones that have gone before are waiting to greet you with open arms and loving hearts.

  • To Aunt Polly’s family, I’m sorry for your loss and pray that knowing she is with the other family members that have went before her are surrounding her and welcoming her home.