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Sylvester B. Gray

Funeral services for Mr. Sylvester Bruce “S.B.” Gray, 63, Mount Olive were held on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 2 p.m. at the Point Pleasant MB Church, Mt. Olive. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pastor Johnnie Mosely, Jr. officiated the services. Services were entrusted to Reeves Funeral Home, Inc., Mount Olive.

Mr. Gray died on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Active Pallbearers were Lynn Gray, Jr., Timothy Gray, Jason McNair, Monroe Strickland, Jr., Ronald Strickland, Cedric Walker.

Honorary Pallbearer were Clarence Gray, Lynn Gray, Marvin Earl Gray, Aaron Magee, Bobby Joe Pittman, and James Smith.

Flower Bearers were nieces and cousins.

He graduated from Mount Olive Attendance Center and furthered his education at Jackson State University, Jackson. He worked at various jobs and retired from Covington County Beat 4.

He was preceded in death by his father, Marvin Gray, Sr., siblings, Anita Gray, Cornell, Marvin Earl Jr., and Larry Gray.

Survivors include, his wife, Liza Walker, his mother, Lola Mae  Strickland Gray Mt. Olive; sons, Emmanuel “Frank” Gray, Mt. Olive; Adrian O’Neal Drones, Clarksville, Tennessee,and Kenji Price, Collins; brothers, Clarence (Josie) Gray, Livington, Texas and Lynn (Sandra) Gray, Mt. Olive; three sisters, Glenda (Frank) Rogers, Brandon, Aundra (Gregory) Sanders, June Beverly, both of Mt. Olive.  Mother-in-law, Jewel Walker; sister-in-laws, Willie Mae Walker, Willie Ruth ( Lonnie) Sandifier, all of Magee; and Lady Walker, Jackson; and grandchildren, great grandchildren; one aunt, Bessie Lou Little; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, including a loyal friend, Aaron Magee.