Jean Gray

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens. The Revs. Jerry Leggett and Ronnie Gray will officiate.
The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Brett Williams, Shane Carver, Rad McDavid, Taylor Gooch, Steve Muse and Marty Bell.
The family requests that memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
She was born June 29, 1930, in St. Louis, daughter of the late Welzie and Julia (Townzen) Wallace. She married Logan Gray Feb. 6, 1951. He died Nov. 22, 2013. She was a retired employee of the former Reelfoot Packing Co., where she worked in the office for more than 40 years. She was a member of Oak Street Presbyterian Church and of the Order of the Eastern Star for 51 years, serving as the Worthy Matron and the secretary for Union City Chapter 165. She was Associate Matron of Troy Chapter 432 Order of the Eastern Star and was appointed the Grand Officer. She was also the Grand Representative to New Mexico and the Grand Instructor of District Two and served as treasurer of West Tennessee Gavel Club. She was also named M&M Star to the Worthy Grand Matron.
One of her OES sisters was quoted as saying that Jean was known and loved across the state of Tennessee and her shoes would be hard to fill.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Lyn Maloney of Troy; two granddaughters, Amanda Cruce Daoud and Courtney Cruce; four grandsons, Spenser Gray Maloney, Scott Gray, Jim Cruce and Jason Cruce; 10 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; her sister, Jerry Spicer of Samburg; two brothers, Robert Wallace and Kenneth Wallace, both of South Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by two sons, Logan Kent Gray and Jimmy Cruce; and two sisters, Pearl Dyer and Katy Mundy.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.

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