Orville Martin Graddy, 90, of Williford, Ark., died Aug. 10, 2007, at St Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Graddy was a retired school administrator.
He is survived by: his wife, Edna Graddy of Williford; one daughter, Norma Carol Cross of Williford; four brothers, Eugene Hawkins of Hardy, John B. Hawkins of Mountain Home, Mack Hawkins of Hartsford, Ind., and M.A. Graddy of Evening Shade; three grandchildren, Braden Graddy of Cherokee Village, Hank Blasczczyk of Williford and Shawn Blasczczyk of Williford; and four great-grandchildren Savanah and Kora Blasczczyk and Alex and Mathew Graddy.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Martin Graddy and Myrtle Clark Hawkins; one son Alex Dewayne Graddy; one brother and four sisters.
Funeral services were held Aug. 13 at Heath Oak Hill Chapel, with Gerald Bolin officiating. Interment followed in Baker Cemetery near Ozark Acres. Arrangements were by Heath Funeral Home of Highland.