Funeral services for Sgt. Hattie Graham, 41, of Brownwood, will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 9 at Heartland Church, with burial to follow at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene at 2 p.m. Brownwood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

She died Wednesday Sept. 27, 2017 in Gatesville.

She was born March 17, 1976 in Aurora, Illinois to Woodman and Eleanor Graham. She joined the U.S. Marine Corps after graduating high school in 1994. She served our country as a field radio operator and received several recognitions including National Defense Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, and Rifle Badge Expert.

Survivors include son, Mason Tavier Heywood of San Marcos; daughter, Samantha Graham of Brownwood; sister, Ollye Snell of New Roads, Louisiana; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.