Peggy Joyce Gray

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Peggy Joyce Gray, 83, of Lewisburg, TN, passed away at Maury County Regional Hospital on Sept. 3, 2018, after a brief battle with cancer.

Peggy was born on Oct. 14, 1934, in Robjohn, AL, and spent her early childhood in Chickasaw and Mobile, AL. She lived in Lewisburg since 1977 and worked at the Methodist Daycare Center and at Connelly Middle School in the cafeteria for many years. Peggy was an active member of the First Assembly of God of Lewisburg. She enjoyed relaxing at the beach, traveling throughout the USA with her husband, spending time with family, and aerobics with her friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Guy Turner Couch and Vera Thrash Couch; two sons, Kenneth Gray Beck and Ronald Gray; sister, Orrell Stuart; three brothers, Bill Couch, Jack Couch, and Shelly “Peewee” Couch.

She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Willis Gray; four sons, Michael (Kathy) Gray, Robert Dale (Rose) Gray, Richard (Rhonda) Gray, and Paul (Leigh Ann) Gray; nine grandchildren, Matt Gray, Mike Gray, Robin Beck, Nikki Gray, Storm Gray, Slate Gray, Samantha Gray Boehm, Will Gray, and Andrew Gray; seven great-grandchildren, Sage Gray, Jett Gray, Nellie Russell, Anniston Beck, Jacob Gray, Austin Gray, and Chloe Gray; and loving nieces, June Stuart Mayr, Pat Day, Barbara Jean Couch, Vyvyan Moore; and nephew, Jackie Couch.

Visitation with the family will be on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the chapel of Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home, 755 Yell Road, Lewisburg, TN. The funeral service will be held on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in the same location beginning at 1 p.m. with Don McCullough and Shaun Grant officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Park. Pallbearers serving are Matt Gray, Robert Dale Gray, Richard Gray, Paul Gray, Will Gray, and Andrew Gray with honorary pallbearers of Michael Gray, Storm Gray, Slate Gray, and Houston “Junior” Watkins.