Mrs. Eva Nancy Nuttall Gray, age 76, of Cedartown, Ga., passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017, at her residence.
Nancy was born in Cedartown on February 20, 1941, the daughter of the late Arthur and Esther Nuttall. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Arthur Nuttall Jr. and Richard Nuttall.
Nancy was a graduate of Cedartown High School and Limestone College in Gaffney, South Carolina. She received her Master of Education degree from West Georgia College in 1997. She was a member of St. Andrews Anglican Church in Rome, Ga. and a life-time member of the Cedartown Junior Service League. Prior to her retirement, she had been employed for 26 years at Darlington School in Rome where she was head librarian.
Nancy enriched the lives of many people through her generous heart, her joyful spirit, and her unwavering faith. She loved her family, especially their annual beach trips together; her church; her Dachshund, Lillie; and travelling with Lloyd and their friends.
Survivors include her husband, Lloyd H. Gray, to whom she was married on August 10, 1963; daughter, Anne (Keith) Jennings, of Clairmont, Ga.; daughter, Meg (Issac) Jenkins, of Oxford, Miss.; and son, Trippe (Jennifer), of Birmingham, Ala. She had a very special place in her heart for her seven grandchildren: Alex Anne and Meggie Beth Jennings; Zac, Gray and Ruthie Jenkins; and Davis and Caroline Gray. One sister-in-law, Maryann Nuttall, also survives, along with a niece and several nephews.
The family will be receiving friends Wednesday, November 8, 2017, from noon until the memorial service hour.
A memorial service to celebrate Mrs. Gray’s life will be conducted Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of the Smith & Miller Funeral Home with Father Austin Goggans officiating and the Rev. Issac Jenkins delivering the eulogy.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to St. Andrews Anglican Church, 42 Ash St., Rome, Ga. 30161.
The Smith & Miller Funeral Home of Cedartown is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Nancy Gray.