Pearl Marie Oliver Gray

Pearl Marie Oliver Gray, 89, of Genesis Health Care, Sistersville, went to be with her Lord on Feb. 16, 2013.

She was born Oct. 28, 1923, in St. Marys, W.Va., to the late Edward F. and Ida M. McEldowney Oliver.

She was a homemaker, and a loving, caring mother to her seven children. She was a Christian by faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert F. Gray; two sons, Robert Michael Gray and Charles Leroy Gray; two brothers, William and Harry Oliver; one sister, Bertha Oliver; one son-in-law, Carl Sampson; and one brother-in-law, Edward A. Haught.

She is survived by her sister, Mazie Haught of Parkersburg; her children, Sandra (Mitch) Wilcox of Middlebourne, Mary Ellen Gray of Washington, Pa., Elaine Sampson of Cameron, W.Va., Ronald (Dina) Gray of Powhatan Point, Ohio, and Wayne (Shirley) Gray of Waynesburg, Pa.; and very dear friend, Marlene (Steve) Bonner. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

As requested by Pearl, she will be cremated, and there will be no visitation or funeral service. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Contributions may be made to Genesis Health Care, 201 Wood St., Sistersville, WV 26175, or Adams House Ministries, 304 East St., Middlebourne, WV 26149.

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