Mary L. Bodiford 1926-2013

WARREN – Mary L. Bodiford, 87, died Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Canton.

She was born Jan. 5, 1926, in Burnwell, Ala., the daughter of Andrew and Laura Coleman McGraham.

She was a retired chef and attended Third Christian Church.

Survivors include six sons, Arin Jr. of Anaheim, Calif., Donald of Warren, Ernest of Cleveland, Prentest of Santa Ana, Calif., Robert of San Diego and Lester of Las Vegas; three daughters, Laura Cooper of Warren, Elizabeth Spencer of Canton and Mary Rivers of Lake Forest, Calif.; two brothers, Frank Coleman of Cleveland and Andrew McGraham of Foley, Ala.; three sisters, Katherine Washington of Cleveland, Marion Hawthorne of Raleigh, N.C., and Katie Farley of Foley, Ala., 31 grandchildren and 59 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arin Bodiford Sr., and three grandchildren.

A service of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Third Christian Church, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in Pine Knoll Cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by Sibley-Murray Funeral Home.