Francis Pauline Morgan Gray

Published 4:23 pm Friday, January 18, 2019

Francis Pauline Morgan Gray, 78, of Church Hill, passed away January 14, 2019, at Holston Valley Medical Center.
Francis was born in Roan Mountain to the late Thomas A. Morgan and the late Stacey Barnett Morgan.
As a child and teenager, she was raised atop Ripshin Mountain.
Before retirement she was a department manager for K-Mart in Charlotte, N.C. Once retired and having moved back to Roan Mountain, she became a local author.
She is survived by her husband, James Evans Gray; daughters, Janie Shell and husband John Shell and Karen Howell and husband Randy Howell; son, Jeffrey Gray; five grandchildren, Jody Knaack, Brandi Bailey, Jessica Jordan, Hailey Gibbs and Ethan Howell; seven great-grandchildren, Gracie Knaack, Jordan Bailey, Izack Bailey, Tyler Jordan, Elijah Jordan, Charlee Gibbs and Abby Gibbs; and sisters, Geraldine Brown, Christine McKinney and Tommie Morgan.
The funeral services will be private.

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