Edna (Sunny) Louise Graham
May 15, 1949 - November 10, 2021
Edna [Sunny] Louise Graham was born on May 15th, 1949 in Ottawa, Kansas at Ransom Memorial Hospital. She was the eldest daughter of Robert Neil Graham and Mary Louise [Rice] Graham.
Sunny made her home in Topeka, Kansas where she lived these past thirty year until her death on November 10th, 2021 as the result of a long battle of cancer. Her sister Mary and daughter were at her side.
Sunny graduated from Ottawa high school in 1967. As a young girl she had the gift to run like a deer and her son Jason inherited her gift as well. Sunny worked in a nursing home during her young years and also taught swimming lessons at the Ottawa public pool. She loved many and every water related sport. She had many friends had an infectious laugh and loved dragging main with all of them. Sunny traveled many years of her life until she settled in Topeka in the 1990’s. You name the place, she had been there. Her favorite spot was Hawaii where she lived with her husband and oldest son Jason until there move to Boston where their next son Jeffery was born.
Life brought her back to Kansas where she settled in Topeka until the time of her death. There she connected with her daughter Brenda and several children and grandchildren.
Sunny is preceded in death by her parents; her two brothers, James F. Graham and Richard L. Graham. She is survived by her sister Mary Winifred Fisher and her husband Lynn, children Brenda Wheeler of Topeka, Mary Jo of Texas and Jason Morgan [Alana] and Jeffery Morgan [Kellie] of Massachusetts. These are the grandchildren; Tabitha Thompson, Kyle Thompson of Topeka. Jason Christopher Morgan of Massachusetts. These are the great grandchildren; Dawnasia, Isyss and Issac Jameson of Topeka, Kansas. Shantel and Jade Thompson, Julian Webber and Faith Thompson all from Topeka. She also had four great/ great Grandchildren.
Sunny’s desire was to be cremated and have part of her ashes sprinkled in Hawaii. Her sons will follow out her request. Some of her ashes will be buried at the Woodlawn cemetery in Pomona, Kansas. Her daughter Brenda will also receive a portion of her ashes.
A celebration of life is planned for the Spring. We love and miss you Sunny.