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Mary Kaye Gray, 78, Logansport, passed away peacefully at 5:10 a.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.
Born Oct. 17, 1939, in South Bend, she was the daughter of Tyrus William and France Zauss Bell.
On Feb. 6, 1964, she was married to John H. Gray, who preceded her in death on Oct. 6, 2011.
A 1958 graduate of Logansport High School, Mary Kaye had attended Indiana University, Kokomo. She was retired from the Indiana Division of Children Services, where she had been a homemaker.
She had a great love for all of those in her life. Mary was a true Christian and was concerned until her last breath that those whom she loved would come to know Jesus.
Mary was involved in many clubs and organizations which included the Red Hat Society, Domestic Violence Task Force, Mental Health Association and many groups within LifeGate Church where she was a member.
She loved her family, which included sister, Patricia (John) Chrisman; brothers, Francis (Sandy) Bell, Robert J. "Bob" Bell and Michael S. Bell; children, Melissa Howell, Heather (Brent) Whaley and Anthony (Jean) Gray; grandchildren, Tommy and Taylor Monroe, Jalen and Sameera Williams, Marisa and Abigail Rance and Brittany Howell; three great-grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.
Also preceding Mary in death was a daughter, Michelle Monroe; siblings, Kenny Bell, Ty Bell and Jerry Bell; and granddaughter, Rachel Howell.
The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 12, at LifeGate Church. Pastor Andy Weil, pastor of LifeGate Church, will officiate. Interment will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery.
Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. (EDT) Sunday, March 11, at Kroeger Funeral Home, and 10-11 a.m. Monday at LifeGate Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and at the church.
Arrangements and care by Kroeger Funeral and Cremation Service.
Family and friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.kroegerfuneralhome.com.
Published on March 8, 2018
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