Nada Pullium

    Nada Graham Pullium, 72, of Murphy, passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in a Chattanooga, Tenn., hospital.
    She was a native of Murphy, but attended schools in Marietta, Ga., before returning to Murphy, where she lived her adult life.
    Nada had worked for the Cherokee County Clerk of Court, the Board of Elections and Collins Law Firm. Nada moved on to work in the Murphy Police Department for the majority of her career.
    She was active in the local Democratic Party. Nada enjoyed cooking and sharing with her friends and family. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
    She was the daughter of the late Lake M. and Mary Ruth Crisp Graham, and wife of the late Arviel Dean Pullium, who died Jan. 27, 2013. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Jeffrey Lynn Graham and Terry Smith.
    Surviving are two brothers, Mike Graham and wife Lynne of Marietta, Ga., and Pat Graham and wife Patricia of Cumming, Ga. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, with the Rev. Jerry Tatham officiating. The interment will be in Valley River Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were members of Murphy Police Department.
    The family received friends from noon-1:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, prior to the service.
    In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in memory of Nada Graham Pullium to the Cherokee County EMS, 59 Hiwassee St., Suite 105, Murphy, NC  28906.
    Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, was in charge of all arrangements.
    An online guest register is available at

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Murphy, NC 28906
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