Darcella Gray

Published 9:12 am Thursday, September 30, 2021

Graveside services were held Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, at Griffith Cemetery in Prentiss, for Mrs. Darcella Gray, 70, who died Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at Gateway Care Center in Panellas, Florida. Rev. Richard Drummond officiated with Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Darcella Gray was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut to the late Norman and Geneva Stewart. She was a graduate of Harding High School. She joined the United States Air Force in November of 1972 and served until 1975. She met and married her husband, Curtis Gray while in the Air Force at Wheeler Air Force Base in Hawaii. They went on to have three daughters and one granddaughter.

Mrs. Gray worked as a unit secretary at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She loved reading, walking at the beach and doing yoga.

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She is survived by her husband, Curtis Gray of St. Petersburg, Florida; daughters, Geneva Gray, Lauralynn Gray (Andrew) Smokler and Ashley (Michal) Weiss; granddaughter, Lilliana Weiss; sister, Linda Cummings; two sisters-in-law, Linda Carter and Helen Hawthorne both of Prentiss; brother-in-law, Paul Gray and many other relatives and friends.