GRAY, Pearl Marie Oliver, 89, of Genesis Health Care, Sistersville, went to be with her Lord on Friday, February 16, 2013. She was born October 28, 1923, in St. Marys, WV, 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, WV, Ronald ( Dina ) Gray of Powhatan Point, OH, Wayne ( Shirley ) Gray of Waynesburg, PA, very dear friend Marlene ( Steve ) Bonner.
She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
As requested by Pearl she will be cremated, there will be no visitation or funeral service. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Genesis Health Care, 201 Wood Street, Sistersville, WV 26175 or Adams House Ministries, 304 East Street, Middlebourne, WV 26149.
Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at www.furbeefuneralhome.com.