Eunice Graham Twitchell

July 28, 1935 - July 18, 2022

STUARTS DRAFT – Eunice (Graham) “Bootsie” Twitchell, 86, of Stuarts Draft, passed away Monday (July 18, 2022) in The Meadows at Stuarts Draft Christian Home.

Born July 28, 1935 in Deerfield, she was a daughter of the late Hugh Olen and Alice (Armstrong) Graham.

Bootsie graduated from Churchville High School and was employed by Genesco for a period of time. She was a devoted homemaker. Bootsie was compassionate and generous; whether by making baby blankets or offering kind words of support, she enjoyed being a help to those around her. She attended Valley Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Cacciapaglia; and two brothers, Hugh Howard “Biddy” Graham and Eugene “Gene” Graham. Surviving are her husband, Mike Twitchell; two sons, Thomas Peters and wife Susie of Churchville, and Jerry Peters and Debbie Johnson of West Augusta; three grandchildren, “Tom Tom” Peters Jr. and wife Sabrina, Jacob Peters and Torry Morris; two step grandchildren, Brian Fitzgerald and Heather McAllister; three great-grandchildren, Isaac Peters, Chase Morris and Leighton Morris; four step great-grandchildren, Hunter Fitzgerald, Leah McAllister, Liam McAllister, and Noah Norman; and three step great-great-grandchildren, Parker Smith, Jackson Smith and Sydney Sheets.

A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, July 22 in Deerfield Community Cemetery, officiated by Pastors Larry Strickler and Brett Perrett.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday in Bear Funeral Home.

Memorials may be directed to Valley Baptist Church, 25 Sunny Slope Ln., Stuarts Draft, VA 24477 or Advancing Native Missions, P. O. Box 29, Afton, VA 22920.

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