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Mary Gray

June 5, 2018

MRS. MARY PETERS GRAY WAS BORN ON APRIL 28, 1925 IN SAVANNAH GEORGIA.  SHE DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON MONDAY JUNE 4, 2018 SURROUNDED BY HER LOVING FAMILY.  SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF ESTELLA KING PETERS AND JIM PETERS.

MARY WAS A LIFE LONG MEMBER OF BRAMPTON BAPTIST CHURCH, WHERE SHE SERVED ON THE USHER BOARD UNTIL HER HEALTH BEGAN TO FAIL.  SHE WAS EDUCATED IN THE CHATHAM COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.

MARY WAS MARRIED TO DAVID GRAY AND IS THE MOTHER OF THREE LOVING DAUGHTERS, BETTY GRAY WHO PRECEDED HER IN DEATH, DIANA GRAY, AND CAROLYN FREEMAN MACK BOTH OF SAVANNAH GEORGIA.

MARY WAS EMPLOYED AT JOHNSON’S CONVALESCENT HOME AND TIDELANDS MENTAL HEALTH, WHERE SHE RETIRED.  MARY HAD A PASSION FOR COOKING.  SHE ENJOYED EVERYONE WHO WALKED THROUGH HER DOORS.  YOU NEVER LEFT HER HOUSE WITH AN EMPTY STOMACH.

MARY WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER MOTHER, ESTELLA OWENS, HER FATHER JIM PETERS, HER HUSBAND DAVID GRAY, HER DAUGHTER BETTY GRAY, THREE SISTERS ROSA LEE SMALLS, DOROTHY OWENS, EVELYN CREECH, ONE BROTHER, WILLIAM OWNES JR., AND ONE ADOPTIVE SON, HURATIO (JAKE) DAVIS.

SHE LEAVES TO CHERISH HER LOVING MEMORIES: TWO LOVING AND DEICATED DAUGHTERS, DIANA GRAY AND CAROLYN FREEMAN MACK, BOTH OF SAVANNAH GEORGIA, AND ONE ADOPTIVE DAUGHTER, ROSELY MCBRIDE OF ATLANTA GEORGIA, ONE SISTER ELOISE BARNES AND ONE BROTHER HERMAN OWENS BOTH OF SAVANNAH GEORGIA. FOUR GRANDCHILDREN, DWAIN HOUSTON, SAVANNAH GEORGIA, THERESA NIXON (ZIMBULUS) EFFINGHAM GEORGIA, LEONARD BOSTICK (INGER) SAVANNAH  GEORGIA, AND DONYELLE MANIGO OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA.  SEVEN GREAT GRANDS CHILDREN, ASHLEY BOSTICK, DEANGELO HOUSTON,                  DEANTHONY HOUSTON (DIONNE), NIGEL BOSTICK, ZIMBULUS T. NIXON, ZIVALUS NIXON, AND    ZARIA NIXON, FIVE GREAT GREAT GRANDCHILDREN AND HOSTS OF NIECE, NEPHEWS, COUSINS, OTHER RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.

Funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Brampton Baptist Church

24 Coach Joe Turner St. Savannah, GA

Interment ~ Magnolia Memorial Gardens.

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