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Arthur Alton Gray, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1917
Portsmouth
Portsmouth City
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 4, 2001
Portsmouth
Portsmouth City
Virginia, USA

Arthur Alton Gray Sr., 84, died Dec. 4, 2001, in Maryview Nursing Care Center.

Mr. Gray, a lifelong resident of Portsmouth, was the widower of Catherine ''Kitty'' Bell Gray and son of the late Risdon and Mary Backus Gray.

He was a painter and a real estate investor, and a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church.

Survivors include his son, Arthur Alton Gray Jr. and wife Susanne U. Gray of Norfolk; two sisters, Mary Inez Moser and Rose Marie Pratkanis, both of Chesapeake; a close friend and nurse, Dorothy Lewis; several nieces and nephews. He will be truly missed by his special friends.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Paul's Catholic Church by the Rev. Joseph Slowik and the Rev. Leo Manalo. Burial to follow in Portsmouth Catholic Cemetery. A Christian Wake service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Foster Funeral Home, Portsmouth.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Catholic Church, Restoration Fund, 518 High St., Portsmouth, VA 23704. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Risdon Iredell Gray (1887 - 1957)
  Mary Talula Backus Gray (1889 - 1985)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Bell Henderick Gray (1917 - 2000)
 
 Siblings:
  Risdon Iredell Gray (1910 - 1970)*
  Richard G. Gray (1914 - 1984)*
  Arthur Alton Gray (1917 - 2001)
  Joseph Griffith Gray (1923 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CATHERINE B.
JAN. 22, 1917
FEB. 4, 2000

ARTHUR A. SR.
MAR. 19, 1917
DEC. 4, 2001

GRAY
 
Burial:
All Saints Catholic Cemetery
Portsmouth
Portsmouth City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section F, Lots 46-56 (Gray Lot)
 
Maintained by: Maggie
Originally Created by: Johnny
Record added: Dec 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62642511
Arthur Alton Gray, Sr
Added by: Johnny
 
Arthur Alton Gray, Sr
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Added by: James L. Gorham, HMC USN(Ret.)
 
 
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- Maggie
 Added: Jan. 16, 2011

- Johnny
 Added: Dec. 11, 2010
 
 
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