Freida Annabelle Zike Graham


Freida Annabelle Zike Graham, 89, of Seymour passed away Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus.

Born March 20, 1927, in Freetown, she was the daughter of Jacob Clyde and Dorothy Wheeler Zike, both of whom preceded her in death. On Nov. 30, 1946, in Freetown, she married Charles Edwin Graham, who preceded her in death July 18, 1983.

Freida was a member of Freetown Church of Christ. She worked several years at Blazer Industries. She was a loving housewife who enjoyed spending her time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved to play bingo and listen to music.

Survivors include her children, Terry E. (Joyce) Graham, Linda (Jimmy) Mifflin, Brenda (David) Rockey and Glenda (Justin) Asher; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Baute; and a brother, Harold Zike.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Bruce Zike and Eugene Zike; and two sisters, Lucille Graham and Marie Bevers.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Voss Chapel in Seymour with Brace Rutledge officiating. Burial will follow at Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday.

Memorial checks may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, American Cancer Society or Hospice of South Central Indiana.

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