Gray Funeral Is Planned Sunday
George M. Gray, 61, Alicel, who died of a heart attack at Wecoma, Oregon yesterday was born in Union county in 1881 and has lived here all of his life.
Funeral services will be held for him at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Snodgrass Funeral Home. Rev. Lester Carlsen will conduct the services, and burial will be in the family plot in the Summerville cemetery.
Gray is survived by his wife, Mary, and four children, Ernest, Beaverton, Oregon; Mrs. Eudelle Russell, Pocatello, Idaho; Mrs. Othella Purvine, Salem; and Hugh, Portland.
He is also survived by two brothers, Nate and Joe of La Grande; and four sisters, Mrs. Sarah Conley, Mrs. Anna Miller, and Mrs. Bessie Childers, all of Cove, and Mrs. Berdilla Millering of La Grande. He had four children and one great grandson.
Lincoln County Leader
January 21, 1943
George Merrell Gray, who came to Taft from La Grande, Oregon, for his health two months ago, passed away January 15th, at the age of 62 years.
He was born March 18, 1881, in Union County, Oregon, and is survived by his wife Mary Alma, also four sisters, living in Eastern Oregon and two sons and daughters. Services were held at La Grande, Oregon, January 17th.
The La Grande Evening Observer
Saturday, January 16, 1943