North Jefferson News
Alice Ruth Gray went to be with the Lord August 22, 2013 at Ridgeview Health Center in Jasper. She was born in Selma December 24, 1918 to William Jasper and Rosa Adams McKinney who predeceased her. She was proceeded in death by her husband, Floyd Franklin Gray and two sons, Richard Douglas and John Darryl Gray.
Surviving are her daughter. Evelyn Ruth Bobo (Jack) and two sons, William F. Gray (Cindy) and Robert E. Gray (Dee). Also surviving are 12 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. She was a member of Gardendale Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church for 62 years where she taught Sunday school, participated in United Methodist Women and attended numerous Bible studies. She sponsored Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and worked to have organized baseball in Gardendale. She loved her town, her church and her family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the United Methodist Children’s Home in Selma, Alabama or to the American Cancer Society. Services were held Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Ridout’s Gardendale Chapel.