Celebrating the life of Mary Ellen Gray
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Mary Ellen McElroy Gray, 79, peacefully passed away on March 8th, 2017, at Southwest Christian Hospice in Union City, GA. She was born and raised in Ethel, MS by her late parents Ottis and Eula McElroy. While living in Haddonfield, New Jersey MaryEllen worked for Sunoco Sun Oil. She began her career there as an Administrative Assistant and after a short period of time she became one of the companies top Accounting Executives. She prided herself on her work with Sunoco Sun Oil.
In early 2000, Mary Ellen retired to Peachtree City, GA. There she enjoyed the new home she and her husband had purchased. She loved the rose gardens her husband planted for her, playing bridge; participating in Sunday school at their new church Flat Creek Baptist Church she also enjoyed driving the golf carts along the many paths of Peachtree City, GA. Eventually Mary Ellen decided it was time to make another move. This move brought her to Arbor Terrace. Their Mary Ellen enjoyed all the amenities an Independent Living Facility offered. While living there Mary Ellen never met a stranger and always shared her angelic smile and kinds words with those that had the pleasure of knowing her.
Mary Ellen was well known for her rosy cheeks and angelic smile. She always had a kind word and warm loving heart to share with those that where blessed to call her friend. Kathleen, Todd, Connor and Cameron Chambers will cherish Mary Ellen’s memory forever. She will forever be a part of their hearts as well as all the friends and loved ones that she left here on earth to cherish and carry on her wonderful kind spirit.
Mary Ellen is predeceased by her husband George H. Gray, Sr. (1/16/2017) and her son Chip Gray (9/16/2001). She is survived by her daughter-in-law Cathie Gray and grandson Nathaniel Gray of Pasadena, CA.
Sweet Mary Ellen you are free now, soar with the angels and live your life as you have longed to for so long. You are at Peace. Eternal Rest grant unto you Mary Ellen and let your Perpetual Light Shine on Forever.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the Chapel of Carl J. Mowell and Son, Peachtree City. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to Southwest Christian Hospice, Union City, GA. http://www.swchristiancare.org/
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