, Corbin, KY


June 30, 2014

Viola Gray

CORBIN — Viola Gray, 71, of Corbin, passed away on Friday, June 27, 2014, at her home.

She was born in Ogle and was a 47-year-member of the Church of God of Union Assembly in Corbin.

Viola was preceded in death by her husband Whitley Gray; children, Jerry Dewayne Gray and Yolanda Elaine Gray; parents, Arther Keen and Matilda Smith Keen; brothers, Tom Keen, William Rice, and Thomas Rice; sisters, Easter Mooneyham and Greenie Mayne.

She is survived by her son, Rondall Gray and wife Judy, of Knox County; daughters, Veda Wombles and Jennifer Shank, both of Corbin; granddaughters, Crystal Boyd and husband Michael and Kaylee Shank; grandsons, Joshua Wombles and Caleb Shank; great-grandchildren, Savanna Boyd, Brianna Boyd, and Michael Lee Boyd; sister, Eva Mitchell, of Barbourville; and by many nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m.  Monday June 30, 2014, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral and on from 11 a.m. until noon Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the Church of God of Union Assembly in Corbin.

The funeral will be held at noon  Tuesday, July 1, at at the Church of God of Union Assembly with the Rev. Doug Pratt, the Rev. Larry Chandler, and the Rev. Brent Sowder officiating.

Burial will follow in the Broughton Cemetery in Knox County.

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