Dora 'Louise' Gray

February 16, 1936 - May 28, 2020

Dora 'Louise''s Obituary

Dora ‘Louise’ Gray, 84, of Edgemont, South Dakota, passed away May 28, 2020, at Monument Health Rapid City Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

Louise was born February 16, 1936, in Mississippi, to Percy C. and Carrie T. (Williams) Thorn.

She and her high school sweetheart, Reverend Marion Walker Gray, dated all four years of high school and were married on August 6, 1955 at Briar Hill Baptist Church in Florence, MS.

She is survived her sons, Nathan (Janna) Gray of Nampa, ID; Charles (Trisha) Gray of Florence, MS; Marion (Darlene) Gray, Jr. of Pearl, MS; daughters, Deborah (Adrian) Harrison of Branson West, MO; Sandra (Brian) Childers of Edgemont, SD; brother, Sidney (Betty) Thorn of Florence, MS; 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Louise is preceded in death by her husband, Marion; parents; brother, Sonny Thorn; and great grandson, Aiden Walker Naranjo.

Memorial services will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 18, 2020, at the Edgemont Baptist Church in Edgemont. Committal services will follow at the Edgemont Cemetery.

A memorial has been established in Louise’s name to benefit the Edgemont Baptist Church.

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