Genevieve M. Gray

Aug 28, 2020
Gray, Genevieve


Family directed graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family requests all who attend, please wear a mask.  


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Genevieve M. Gray 91, of Evansdale, passed away peacefully on Aug. 28, 2020 of Covid-19. She was born Feb 6, 1929 in Davis City, Iowa, the daughter of Jesse Wilbert and Roberta (Dunbar) Burrell. She married F. Wayne Gray on April 8,1946 in Leon, Iowa. He preceded her in death on March 16, 2005. 

She worked at West High School, retiring in 2000. After the death of her husband she went to work for The Western Homes, caring for the elderly until retiring at the age of 87. 

Survived by: a daughter Janice (Kevin) Parker of Waterloo; Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

Preceded in death by; her parents; her husband; two sons, Danny and Dennis Gray; a daughter Jennie L. Gray; a granddaughter, Lori L. Gerst; three brothers, Ovid, Jim and Francis Burrell; a sister, Ella Belle Pettengill. 

She loved her family dearly and unconditionally as they all did her. She will be truly missed by all that knew her. 

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  1. Kate Hall | Sep 12, 2020
    My deepest sympathies to Genevieve's family. Genny was such a kind and loving person. I witnessed how she provided so much care and comfort to my aunt (a fellow NC resident) when she was dealing with anxiety due to dementia. May your memories of Genny bring you peace and comfort. 
  2. Sheri | Sep 07, 2020

    janice and family

    my deepest sympathies to all of you. she was a wonderful neighbor and lady. My thoughts and prayers

    Sheri Huegel Lund

  3. Jeff Huegel | Sep 07, 2020

    So sorry to hear of Jenny's passing. Many fond memories of her, Wayne and Jennie Lee living next door on Hanson drive. Our deepest sympathy.

    Jeff Huegel and family

  4. Becky Lathrop | Sep 02, 2020
    Im so sorry for your loss Jancie. She was one of the best ladies i knew. Prayers for you and family
  5. Becky lathrop | Sep 02, 2020

    Becky Lathrop September 1 2020 Im sorry for your loss Jancie. She one the best ladies i knew. Prayers for you and family. God has recived another angle


  6. Pat Fuller | Sep 01, 2020
    I am so sorry for your loss of Jenny. I worked with her for many years at West High. She was a Gem! My thoughts and prayers to the family.🙏❤️
  7. Sandra and Nick Goings | Aug 30, 2020
    such a sweet lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family Jancie.

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