Lena Mae (Deaver) Gray

June 25, 1925 ~ February 21, 2019 (age 93)


Lena Mae Deaver Gray, 93, of Kinston passed away Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Greendale Forrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was a member of Bethel Free Will Baptist Church. Lena is preceded in death by her parents Dewey and Maggie Anderson Deaver and her husband Leonard Lee Gray.

She is survived by her daughters, Dorothy Lee Gray and Louise Griffin; sister, Edna Rae Taylor, sisters-in-law’s Peggy Deaver, Frances Deaver, brother-in-law Carlyle Humphrey, brothers; Garland Deaver and wife Audrey, Marvin Deaver and wife Bonnie, Alton Deaver; 6 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 24 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be held at Howard-Carter Funeral Home, Monday, February 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm with Pastor Chris Truett officiating. Visitation will follow the service. Graveside service will be held at Pinelawn Memorial Park Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 11:00 am.

Howard-Carter Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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