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Mark Gray

mark gray webFuneral services for Mark Gray will be 2:00 PM Sunday, August 9, 2015, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Armistead and Bro. Carl Price officiating.  Interment Crestview Memorial Park in Gallatin.  Visitation Saturday 1– 8 PM and Sunday after at 11AM Ligon & Bobo.

Mark, age 54 of Lebanon passed away August 6, 2015.

Born January 22, 1961, he is the son of the late Harold and Hazel Harper Gray.  He was a member of Laguardo Baptist Church and a 1979 graduate of Mount Juliet High School.  He was a lifelong farmer and was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Wayne Gray.

He is survived by his wife of over thirty four years, Kathy Richardson Gray; four children, Jennifer Gray, Jonathan (Anita) Gray; Jessica (Josh) Lassiter; and Allen (Holly) Yelton; three grandchildren, Ansley Gray, Elijah Lassiter, and Gus Yelton.

Honorary pallbearers: Raymond McDaniel, Roy Midgett, Randy Jenkins, Pat Lampkin, Barry Matthews, Sammy Gray, Kenny Estes, Jake Jenkins, Gerald Stewart, Terry Thompson, Billy Jack Tubbs, Shirley Bates, Gerald Younkin, Chris York and Jimmy Moore.

Active pallbearers:  James (Mutt) Britton, Jerry Britton, Sammy Saylors, Brian Gray, Haskel Evans, Marty Heckman, and Gus Yelton.

Messages for the Family

  1. Sammy Bates says:
    My lifelong friend, I will miss you
  2. Sandy Testamand says:
    My prayers are with you and your family ar this time. Sandy Testamand a sister in Christ
  3. Lou Patterson says:
    Sorry for your loss , a great friend !
  4. Sorry for your , a good friend , he will be missed !
  5. Mary Jo Belcher says:
    I am so sorry Kathy. You are in my prayers!
  6. Jimmy and Susie Reed says:
    Susie and I are so sorry. Prayers for all of the family
  7. Mike and Jamie Bradshaw says:
    Mark has always been a great friend to our family. He will be greatly missed not only by our family but our whole community. Our prayers are with Kathy, Jonathan, Jennifer, Jessica and all of the family.
  8. Amber York says:
    I am so sorry for your loss if you need any help at all I am a phone call away he was truly an amazing man and we will miss him so much
  9. Jake "hethan" Jenkins says:
    Pa you are gonna be greatly missed. You taught me so much. I would not know one thing about a vegetable or hard work without you. You have always loved me and cared for me just as I was your son. I was your hethan for as long as I can remember. You are the reason I work so hard cause I enjoyed every minute that I worked with you. I could call you anytime day or night if I needed you for anything. I love you and I will miss you so much.
  10. Checotah Allen says:
    Pa, You will be missed more than you could ever imagine. There are so many memories I could share, but the summers that I spent with you and Ma (and my brother and sisters)were some of the best times of my life. You have taught me so much and have loved me as your own child for so long. You are my #2 dad and I LOVE YOU SO VERY MUCH!!! Your bear hugs will be missed
  11. Leonard Lassiter says:
    Josh and Jessica so sorry for your loss prayers for the family
  12. Tony & Sue Shelton says:
    Super good guy who was always friendly. Very smart farmer who gave good advice And always sold you a good produce. Our condolences to the family.
  13. Cathy and Ricky Taylor says:
    One of the most honest and friendly man I’ve ever known . My husband and I will miss him. My prayers to all the family
  14. Lorenzo Seay says:
    My prayers are with all of the family.
  15. Chester Dixon says:
    My prayers are with Mark’s wife, his children, and grandchildren. I am so sorry for your loss. I didn’t know about Mark passing away until Sunday night. I would have attended his visitation had I known. Mark was a kind-hearted man, a hard working man, and a good friend to everyone that knew him. He took care of the hay on our small family farm since 1976 and though it’s been a few years since I have seen him, I am very saddened to know that he is no longer with us. The Lord must have needed another good farmer in Heaven.
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