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  • Obituary for Grace Gallegly Gray

  • Grace Gallegly Gray died June 8, 2012

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  • Susan Grace Gallegly Gray was born on August 20, 1923 and was called home on June 8, 2012. Grace was a member of the Pangburn First United Methodist Church. Grace grew up in Hiram, Arkansas and would walk across the swinging bridge to get to school. She was a retired postal worker for 30 years from Somerton, Arizona. Grace enjoyed playing the piano as well as spending time at the Pangburn Senior Citizen Center. She also enjoyed watching grandchildren and great-grandchildren play sports as well as any school related event. Grace enjoyed listening to Elvis Presley, making cookies, and speaking to anyone she came in contact with. She is survived by two sons, Billy Joe Gray and wife Carolyn of Pangburn, John Wayne Gray and wife Vicky of Holly Springs; two daughters, Bobbie Sue Viall and husband Dennis of Searcy, Sandra Lee Greenough and husband Mark of Aledo, Texas; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; one aunt, Geraldine Gentry; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Jesse Willard Gray; parents, Lee Vaughan Gallegly and Evedna Myrtle Purdin Gallegly; three brothers, Ruel “Pal” Gallegly, Harrison Gallegly, Joe Gallegly; and three sisters, Iris Wright, Gail Altom and Nelda Griney. Visitation will be Monday from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Pangburn First United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home of Searcy. www.powellfuneralhome.net
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