Jonny M. Gray, age 82 a long time resident of Semmes, Alabama gained his angel wings on October 5, 2021 at Springhill Memorial Hospital after a short illness.
He was born July 11, 1939 in Avery, Mississippi. He served 2 years in the United States Army and then retired from the military after serving 24 years in the United States Navy. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a long haul truck driver for many years after retiring from the military. He lived by the rule of God first, family and country. He was very loved by his family and friends. Anyone who was lucky enough to call him a friend was very blessed.
Jonny Gray leaves behind his loving wife of 60 years Lois Marie Gray, his daughter Susan ( Rob) O' Connor, his daughter in law Tina Gray, 6 grandchildren James ( Cheyenne) Waldrop, Alex Waldrop, Noah Waldrop, Robbie (K.J.) O'Connor, Jeremy Gray and Tashina Gray, 5 great grandchildren Cambria Waldrop, Ayden Waldrop, Violet Waldrop, Michaela Waldrop and Tinseley O'Connor.
He was preceded in death by his father John Larkin Gray, his mother Bertie Ann Gray, his son Jonny M. Gray II, his sister's Estelle Meadows, Margie Price, Audell Martin, Ruth Holland, Bonnie Magee, his brothers Joe Gray, Maurice Gray and a host of loving nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will be at Kenmar Family Funeral Home on Tanner Williams Road Friday October 15, 2021 from 6-8 p.m. The funeral service will be at Grace Baptist Church on Howells Ferry Road on Saturday October 16, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Burial will take place at Pine Crest West Cemetery on Snow Road immediately following the funeral service.