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Obituary: Eva Jean Gray, 72, Adair Co. native

She was a native of Adair Co., KY, and a member of a large, respected northeast Adair County family.

Eva Jean Gray age 72 years of Madison, Tennessee formerly of the Garlin Community in Adair County, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at the Commonwealth Specialty Hospital in Bowling Green, KY after an illness.

Funeral service Friday, August 27, 2010 at 12 noon at the Spring Hill Funeral Home, 5110 Gallatin Road, Nashville, TN 37216. Interment in the Spring Hill Cemetery in Nashville, TN. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Thursday, August 26, 2010 at the Spring Hill Funeral Home

Eva Jean Gray, Adair Co., KY, native (1938-2010)

Eva Jean Gray was the daughter of the late James Eli and Cecil McQueary Burton of Adair Co., KY. She born Friday, May 13, 1938, in Adair Co., KY, and died Tuesday, August 24, 2010, in Bowling Green, Warren Co., KY, at the age of 72 years, 3 months, and 11 days.

She was preceded in death by her husband James Edward Gray on Febuary 2, 2008Survived by the following:
  • Four sisters: Kay Thomas of Columbia, KY; Helen Curry of Columbia, KY; Marie Curry of Louisville, KY; Trisha Holt of Campbellsville, KY

  • One brother: Kelly Burton of Russell Springs, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends
She was preceded in death by a sister: Diane Marple; and by a brother in law, Ralph Gilbert Curry.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the St. Luke Cumberland Presbyterian Church 901 West Old Hickory Blvd, Madison, TN 37115.

This obituary information is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

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