LoRena Ann Graham-Ortega, 59, formerly of Crestview, FL, passed away peacefully in her home on Friday, September 20, 2019. She was born on August 29, 1961 in Semmes, Alabama and grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she was a graduate from Highland High School. LoRena was a strong, loving, loyal Air Force spouse who relocated frequently. She spent several years in Hawaii at Hickam Air Force Base, then later relocated to Florida, her latest residency. She was a devout follower of God, a connoisseur of antiques, a fierce lover of all her pets, a doting grandmother (Nana), and an exceptionally astounding and indescribable Mother. Her laughter and voice could be that of a beautiful song. Her heart was gentle and full of the most authentic love anyone in her presence may have ever felt. She had a quick-witted, quirky sense of humor and utilized it during any given moment, since her love for making people smile and making them happy ran deep to her heart. She is survived by her three children, Benjamin Spiker- Dewey, Matthew Spiker and Alana Spiker. She was the grandmother of Nolan Spiker, Abel Shaw, and Nora Spiker. She is also survived by her sisters, Loretta Graham and Nancy Schlink, and her brother, Rusty Graham. Preceeded in death by her Father, Norman Graham, and many pets that she has loved over her lifetime. Visitation will be Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 9:00 am at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church of Niceville, FL. Services will shortly follow at 11:00 am.
Arrangements and services are under the direction of Davis~Watkins Crestview Memorial.
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