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Gladys Doshia Gray
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GLADYS DOSHIA GRAY, 76, of Springfield, went to be with the Lord on Saturday morning, December 16, 2017. She was born in Manchester, Kentucky on December 8, 1941, the daughter of the late General and Hester (Broughton) Abner.

Gladys dedicated her life to her family and will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, sister, and grandmother. She loved tending to her plants and flowers. She was an avid bowler, having bowled in leagues locally as well as nationally, receiving many awards and trophies.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Lowell Gray; two daughters, Gail Gray and Karen Hinkle, both of Springfield; six grandchildren, Kyle Kirkland, Matthew Kirkland, Jason (Dreu) Colwell, Shawn Colwell, Bradley Colwell, and Brittany Hinkle; and three great grandsons, Colton, Parker and Jaxon. Also surviving are sisters, Wanda (Roger) Nicholson of Louisville, KY, Glenda Kay (Tim) Brooks of Knoxville, TN, Lynn Turner of London, KY, Maggie (Stanley) Richardson of Nashville, TN, and Sharon (Dwayne) Deaton of London, KY and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Debra Ann Gray; two sisters, Addie Henson and Mattie Chadwell; and two brothers, Taft Abner and Denver Abner.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME. Gladys’ funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home with Pastor Norwell Crawford officiating.

Burial will be in Dayton National Cemetery.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503





12:30 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Cemetery Details


Dayton National Cemetery

4100 West Third Street
Dayton, OH 45427


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