Raymond Gray

By submitted, 03/23/21 9:12 AM

Mr. Raymond Gray, age 92 of Hope, Arkansas, passed away Sunday March 21,2021 at home. Raymond was born on February 2, 1929, in Washington, Arkansas to Thomas and Cora May Griffin Gray. He was retired from the United States Marine Corps 20 years as a Gunny Sgt. serving in Korea, Vietnam and South Pacific. He also spent his retired years working for Huff Construction and Hope Novelty. He was a member of Garrett Memorial Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Margie Weems, Evelyn Thompson, Frances Damon, Pat Ward, brothers, Tommy, Kenneth, Herschel, Jimmy Gray and one grandson Billy Sanders.

Those left to cherish her memory are his wife of 70 years Betty Gray, daughters; Brenda Sanders (Bill) of Spring Hill, Ar, Teddy Thurman (Phil) of Blevins, Ar, Sherry Guzauskas (Jim) of Jupiter, Fla, brothers, Bill Gray (Sue) of Hope Ar, Bobby Gray (Marilyn) of DeAnn, six, grandchildren, David Thurman, Amy May (Thurman), Danny Sanders, Nathan Meyerowich, Raechel Meyerowich, Valerie Meyerowich, seven grandchildren, numerous, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation will be 12:00pm to 1:30pm on Wednesday March 24, 2021, at BRAZZEL/Oakcrest 1001 South Main St. Hope, Arkansas.

Graveside service will be 2:00pm on Wednesday March 24, 2021 at Memory Gardens Cemetery with Bro. Clif Johnson officiating. Military Honors and Burial to follow. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of BRAZZEL/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Arkansas Eddie Brazzel Director. Online condolences: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Garrett Memorial Baptist Church 1 Genesis Way Hope, Arkansas 71801