Marie Gray, 89

Marie A. Gray, 89, Andrews, passed away at 2:45 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 30, at her daughter’s home in Lagro. Marie was born on Dec. 13, 1923 in Huntington, daughter of William and Augusta (Kinsey) Burtnett. 

She married Forrest Dale Gray, Sr. on Dec. 13, 1940, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 26, 2009. She worked at Goodrich Grocery and Keefer’s Greenhouse, both formerly in Andrews, and she worked in sales at the former Grant’s Department Store in Huntington. She was a member of Andrews Wesleyan Church.

Marie is survived by one son, Forrest Dale (Diana) Gray, Jr., Andrews and one daughter, Wilma Leonhardt, Lagro; eight grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 14 great great-grandchildren. Her parents, her husband, one brother, George Walker, one great-grandson, and one great great-grandson preceded her in death.

Family will receive friends from 12-2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bailey-Love Mortuary with Rev. Richard Deisler officiating.  Burial will be in Andrews Riverside Cemetery in Huntington County.

Preferred memorials are to Wabash Miami Home Health Care and Hospice, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, Indiana.

Bailey-Love Mortuary is honored to serve the family of Marie A. Gray.  Please sign the online guestbook at

Posted on 2013 Dec 02