Mrs. Gray died at 1 a.m. Sunday, October 25, 2009 at her residents after a short illness.
Mrs. Gray was born July 22, 1931 in Caldwell County. She was the daughter of the late Lieutenant Maxie and Sarah O’Hara Maxie.
Mrs. Gray was a domestic worker and member of New Ebenezer Baptist Church, Paducah.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Robert Lewis Gray; one son, Elvis Jerome Bumphus; two brothers, Frank gray and Shellie Gray; two sisters, Louise Maxie and Minerva Maxie and two great grandchildren, Austin and Jamar Shearer.
Survivors include three sons, Robert Cook, of Kuttawa, Ronnie Spry, of Augusta, Ga., and Mitchell Bumphus, of Paducah; three daughters, Rose Geneva Street, of Cadiz, Glenda Fuqua Malone, of Cadiz, and Brenda Fuqua Manning Williams, of Hopkinsville; two brothers, L.T. Maxie, of Paducah, and George Riley, of Evansville, four sisters, Lille Boyd, of Evansville, Rose Harris, of Princeton, Sarah Ann Harris Gray, of Princeton, and Lucille Riley, of Princeton; 23 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, eight great great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.