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Lulu May Weston Gray 1881-1955


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 3/15/2011 at 21:04:14

Mrs. M. L. Gray Rites to Be Thursday
Mrs. M. L. Gray, [Lulu May Weston] active member of local woman’s organization and president of the Estherville Woman’s Club died last night at 6:20 o’clock at her home at 713 Third avenue north. She had been ill for the past six weeks and a heart condition was given as cause of death.

Mrs. Gray was born Aug. 15, 1881 in Chillicothe, Missouri, and received her elementeray and high school education from the Chillicothe schools. She was a graduate of Missouri State Teachers College at Kirksville, Mo.

On Nov. 22, 1933 at Kansas City, she was united in marriage to Dr. M. L. Gray, a dentist. The couple lived in Drexel and Holden, Mo., before moving to Estherville in June, 1943.

In addition to serving as president of the Estherville Woman’s Club, she also was county chairwoman of the club, past president of the woman’s organization of the Presbyterian church, past president of the United Council of Church Women and an active member in the PEO organization. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband in May, 1953.

Only survivors are two nephews, Paul G. Gray of Estherville and Clinton Gray of Batesville, Ark.; and three nieces, Mrs. Eleanor Gray of Batesville, Mrs. Brown G. Appleton of Warren, Ark., and Mrs. Joe B. Hurley of Morrilton, Ark.

Family services will be held tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. at the Paul Gray home with services at 2 p.m. at the Presbyterian church. The Rev. Thomas G. Melton will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill cemetery.

Friends may call at the Sandin Funeral home between the hours of 8-10 p.m. today and tomorrow at the Paul Gray residence from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The casket will not be opened at the church.

Active pall bearers are Leo Fitzgibbons, Herman Jensen, Robert Lee, Dr. G. B. Johnston, Dr. J. B. Osher, and R. J. Wells.

Honorary pall bearers are Jay Howard, Francis Shadle, Dr. S. G. Ewen, Selmer Amdal, Dr. A. L. Hotelling and O. F. Manthe. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, January 26, 1955)


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