Doris Gray

Obituary of Doris Gray

Doris Gray, age 92, of Waverly, Il. died Tuesday morning (Aug. 8, 2017) at her residence surrounded by her family.

She was born May 13, 1925 in Dennison, Kansas daughter of the late Ray and Mary Wescott Bartlett.

She married Paul Ivan Gray on January 30, 1944 in Bowling Green, Mo. and he preceded her death on March 22, 1990.

Surviving are her children, Jerry Gray (Sharon) of Indianapolis, In., Jimmy Gray (Vicky) of Waverly, Il., Lou Anne Lowder (Rocky) of Waverly, Il.; eight grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; one sister, Betty Mooney of Pleasant Hill, Il.; a special friend, Maurice Stewart of Waverly, Il.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Paula Jarrett; one sister, Shirley Clendenny; two brothers, John Bartlett and Billy Dean Bartlett.

Doris was a 1943 graduate of Pleasant Hill School and was a member of the Waverly United Methodist Church.  She loved playing cards, but her greatest love was for her family.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday (Aug. 11, 2017) at the Waverly United Methodist Church in Waverly, Il.  Burial will be in Waverly East Cemetery.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to services Friday at the church.  Memorials may be made to Waverly Rescue Squad or Waverly United Methodist Church both c/o Neece-Airsman-Hires Funeral Home, 349 Tanner, Waverly, Il. 62692.  Condolences may be sent to the family online at