Patron (Pat) Gray

Graveside services for Patron (Pat) Gray, 65, of the Saron Community will be held Saturday, April 28, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. in the Cameron Cemetery in the Saron Community with Brother Elton Musick and Brother Carl Ray Walker officiating.

Mrs. Gray was born January 28, 1942 in Diboll, Texas, to Fannie Mae (Burchfield) and Victor Powell, and died Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at her residence.

A former resident of Diboll, Mrs. Gray had resided in the Saron Community for the past 22 years and was a retired caregiver. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and she loved animals. Mrs. Gray enjoyed going to church and church singings, and was a member of the Saron Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Kenneth L. Gray of the Saron Community; daughters and sons-in-law, Rebecca and Jay Jackson of Lufkin, Tracy and James Brown of Lufkin and Jeanna and Clifton Courtney of the Saron Community; grandchildren, Michael, Korri, Sarah, Jordan, Hannah and Amber; great-grandchildren, Faith and Galen; mother, Fannie Mae Powell of the Saron Community; brothers and sisters-in-law, Garry and Donna Powell of Pearland and Larry and Betty Powell of Diboll; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Debra Gray in 2000.

Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Jackson, Jordan Courtney, Myles Robertson, Gaylon Powell, Eric Powell and Charlie Davis.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice in the Pines, 116 S. Raguet St., Lufkin, Texas 75904.

The family will welcome friends and loved ones from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home in Huntington.

Carroway-Claybar Funeral Home, Huntington, directors.