Scott County Advertiser
Octa Lee Graham was born at Elaine, Arkansas near Helena on October 7, 1919. She attended school at
Cypert School in Phillips County, Arkansas. She worked in Little Rock at the Ordanance Plant during
World War II. One of the most memorable times of Octa's life was when she met her future husband, Ervin
Graham, in Little Rock in 1944. They were married and their first child was born in October 1945. They
came to Mansfield on the train when their new daughter was six weeks old. They bought the old home place
at Freedom and have lived there since 1945. Two sons were added to the family after they came to Scott
County. Ervin passed away December 9, 1974. Octa Lee enjoys going to the Senior Citizens Center.
4 November 1992
Senior Citizens News - October Birthdays
OCTA LEE GRAHAM
Return to Scott County Biographies
Copyright 2009 by Delaine Edwards.
All rights reserved.