Obituary for Grace Gray
Grace Glynn Milburn Gray, age 81, a life long resident of Zachary, La. Peacefully left her earthly home on January 31, 2018. Grace was born in Keensburg, Illinois on March 22, 1936. She worked at Schillings Drug Store and also as a ward clerk at Lane Regional Medical Center in Zachary.
Grace’s Christian faith and loyalty to serve the Lord, as well as her husband, family and friends, was undeniably one of her best traits. She enjoyed gardening, camping, writing, and cooking. Everything that she did for her husband, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, friends and church family, was done purely, out of love.
Grace will be lovingly remembered by her husband and best friend of 64 years, Dale Edward (Eddie) Gray, her precious children, Dan Gray and wife Tina [Boone], Donna Brown and husband Ricky, Doug Gray and wife Denise [Jelks]. Grace will be fondly remembered by her grandchildren Danny and Tanya Gray, Dana and Wesley Sanchez, Clinton and Danette Gray, Jason Brown, Deidre and Dylan Mansur, and Danielle and Josh O’Neil. Great grandchildren Drake Mansur, Bryson and Brady Sanchez, Shelby Mansur, Lilah Gray, Walker Brown, Aiden O’Neil, Deacon Gray and Alex O’Neil along with numerous nieces, nephews, and great friends. Preceded in death by parents William and Lois Milburn and sister Joyce Moore.
Pall bearers will be grandsons Danny Gray, Clinton Gray, Jason Brown, Wesley Sanchez, Dylan Mansur, and Josh O’Neil.
A private visitation for family members will be held on Sunday, February 4, 2018 from 5 to 6 pm with open visitation from 6 to 8 pm at Charlet Funeral Home, 4230 High Street in Zachary, La. On Monday, February 5, 2018 at Zachary Church of Christ, 3500 39th Street in Zachary, visitation will be from 12-1pm with services starting 1:00 pm Burial will be at Louisiana National Cemetery, 303 Mt. Pleasant Road in Zachary, La. at 2:30pm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Grace’s honor to the Berean Children’s Home, 1026 Shell Oil Ln. SE, Brookhaven, MS. 39601. Grace’s family would like to extend their gratitude to the medical staff at both Lane Regional Medical Center ICU and Our Lady of the Lake MICU for the exceptional care of our Amazing Grace.