Lela E. Gray

Updated March 1, 2015 0:27 AM

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at 11:28 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, 1999

MANNSVILLE -- Services for Lela Gray, 89, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Mannsville Baptist Church with Ken McCarthick officiating.

Interment will follow at Willis Cemetery. Born Nov. 20, 1909, at Willis, she died April 30, 1999, at a Norman health care facility.

She was preceded in death by three sons, Oliver E. Gray, Ollie R. Gray and Carl W. Gray; two grandsons; and two great-grandsons. Mrs. Gray was reared in the Willis area. She married Ollie Willis "Bud" Gray on March 11, 1928, at Powell. They lived in the Willis area until 1947, moving to Russett and later moving to Mannsville in 1965.

In 1966 she moved to Norman, where she lived the remainder of her life. She was a member of the Mannsville Baptist Church.

Survivors include five sons, Tommy Gray, Norman, Donald Gray, Newalla, Dan Gray and Ernest Gray, both Mannsville, and Charles Gray, Russett; four daughters, Margie Forguson and Leoma McClung, both Russett, and Geneva Rigney and Betty Green, both Mannsville; 28 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Grandsons will serve as bearers. Services are under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill.