Elois Gray Obituary (2021) – Rock Island, Illinois



Elois “Lois” Gray

October 26, 1935 – September 16, 2021

REYNOLDS-Elois “Lois” Gray, 85, of Reynolds, died Thursday, September 16, 2021 at her home, surrounded by her family.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Hamlet-Perryton Presbyterian Church, Reynolds, and broadcast live for those unable to attend https://vimeo.com/607876060. Visitations will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Milan and additional visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to Tuesday service time at the church. Interment will be in Hamlet cemetery. Memorials can be left with the Pancreatic Cancer Organization – PanCan.org.

Elois was born October 26, 1935 in Bainbridge, Georgia, daughter of John Sam and Mary Cleveland. She married Henry “Hank” Gray on April 7, 1956 in Bainbridge, Georgia.

Ms Gray had worked for Gray Machine and Welding for over 20 years as an office manager. She previously worked as a supervisor at Southern Bell Telephone.

She was a member of the Hamlet Presbyterian Church. Elois enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren and gardening.

Those who remain to cherish her memory include her husband, Henry; children, Martin “Marty” (Lisa) Gray, Milan, Patti (Bob) Long, Summerville, South Carolina; grandchildren, Jeremy Gray, Krista Mohl, Mattie Long, Nate Figg, Abbey Long; great-grandchildren, Mason, Grant, Hunter, Brock, Jackson and Henry; siblings, Sue, Bud, Sandra, Carolyn and Rita.

She was predeceased by her parents, John and Mary; siblings, Libby, Dude, Bobby and Donny.

Online condolences can be left with the family at wheelanpressly.com

Posted by The Rock Island Dispatch Argus on Sep 22, 2021.



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