Lisa Ellen Lindholm McGraw, 40, a resident of Walker, La., and a native of El Dorado, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Raymond Watts Yocum, Willie Mae Slaughter Yocum, and Susie Lindholm; and half brother, Bart Wayne Lindholm.

She was a retired administrative assistant for the Louisiana Department of Agriculture, Forestry, Soil and Water Division. She was a 1990 graduate of El Dorado High School and a graduate of Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, where she was an academic All American graduate.

 She is survived by her husband, Frank Adam McGraw; son, Adam Thomas McGraw of Walker; daughter, Hannah Lynne Crawford of El Dorado; mother, Yvonne Yocum Lindholm of Walker; father, James Oren Lindholm of George West, Texas; half-sister, Mary Margaret Whitaker of George West; half-brother, Guy Eddie Lindholm of Pflugerville, Texas; and mother-in-law, Betty Raye Pace of Gonzales, La.

Funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Young’s Chapel with the Rev. Bruce Murphy officiating. Interment will follow in Arlington Memorial Park under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors.

Visitation will be held from 5 until 9 p.m. today at Young’s Funeral Directors.

Memorial donations may be made to Mary Bird Perkins/Volunteer Resources, 4950 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70809.

An online guest registry will be available at

Published: 12/07/2012