Obituaries » Bette A. Gray
March 28, 1924 - November 12, 2017
Bette A. Gray, 93 of Lima, passed away November 12, 2017, at the Lima Convalescent Home.
Bette was born March 28, 1924 in Benton, IL, to Marshall and Maude (Rice) Gunter who preceded her in death. She married Duane Gray who preceded her in death in 1990.
Bette retired as head of housekeeping at the Lima Convalescent Home. She was an avid golfer and was thrilled to see her great-granddaughter, Maggie, was carrying that on. Bette was a wonderful cook and she loved to travel. Bette loved her family dearly, including all of the family dogs.
She is survived by her sons, Michael (Sandy) Gray and Steve (Patti) Gray; grandchildren Erin (Chad) Bullock, Scott Gray, Kari (Jeremy) Bolling, Jeff (Lora) Gray and Chad (Melanie) Gray; great-grandchildren, Andria (Vinnie) Pestano, Allison Gray, Maggie Gray, Lily Bolling, Liam Bolling, Lucy Bolling, Braden Bullock, Grayson Bullock and her “favorite” nephew, Cal Ross.
Bette is preceded in death by her brothers, Walter, Virgil, Sam, Bill and Buster Gunter; sisters, Jerri Lansaw and Gladys Wyatt and her special niece, Sharon Tolbert.
Services will be held at 12:00 pm on Friday, November 17, 2017 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL with Rev. Mike Hughes to officiate the service. Burial will be in Shawnee Cemetery following the service.
Friends may call from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on Friday, November 17, 2017 prior to the funeral.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita’s Hospice, Lima Junior Golf Association or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com