Vera B. Gray, 91, of Searcy, Arkansas, died Sunday, April 9, 2017. She was born on February 8, 1926 in O'Neal, Arkansas to Arvle and Mattie Bishop. She was a Christian and a member of the Foothills Church of Christ in Searcy, Arkansas. She worked at various jobs through her life, but her specialty was that of a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Paul Gray and five siblings, her sister, Ina Mae and her four brothers, Kelcie, Lee Wayne, Tullie and Lecil. She is survived by two sons, Bruce and his wife Sandy and Richie and his wife Pam. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Jennifer Mills, Dustin Gray, Erin Hunt and Adam Gray and her great-grandchildren, Kassidy Gray, Presley Hunt, Savannah Gray and soon to be born great-grandson. She is also survived by one dear friend and sister, Nina Faye Hughes of Little Rock. Visitation will be held at Olmstead Funeral Home in Heber Springs on Wednesday, April 12th at 1 p.m. with the service officiated by Bro. Randy Rankin to follow at 2 p.m. Interment will be in Heber Springs Cemetery. The family would like to thank the Crossing at Riverside for the loving care thast has been provided to her, especially her favorite nurse "Doc". Matthew 11:28 "Come unto me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." Arrangements are by Olmstead Funeral Home. www.olmstead.cc.
Published April 11, 2017