Happy 100th Birthday Helen Graham!

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Helen Graham is surrounded by her Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority sisters, from left, Angela Mayeaux, Gwen Scott holding Addi, Diane Vienne, Patty Walker, Sherrie Graf, Carol Morgan, Susan Hargis and Alice Armour.

Helen Graham was 100 years old July 8, 2022. She celebrated with a party July 6 with her sisters of Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority, Chapter Iota. She received over 100 cards from around the country.
Graham earned her Bachelor’s of Arts degree at NSU and Masters of Education at LSU. She taught 34 years, mostly at NSU Elementary and taught educations classes at NSU. In 1957, she agreed to get some teacher friends together to form a teachers’ sorority named Alpha Delta Kappa. She served as the first local president and has been an active member for 65 years.

Patty Walker wishes her mother, Helen Graham, a happy 100th birthday.

She and her family have been members of Westside Baptist Church since 1946. Her husband, Leslie Graham, retired as an assistant superintendent of schools in Natchitoches Parish. Both children, Herbert Graham and Patty Walker, are retired teachers.
This article published in the July 23, 2022, print edition. To subscribe call 318-352-3618.