Patsy Fay Gray
October 4, 1937 – July 17, 2020
Patsy Gray 82, beloved mother and grandmother passed away on July 17, 2020.
Patsy was born near Spicewood, Texas on October 4, 1937. She was a 1955 graduate of Marble Falls High School.
She married Thomas Leonard Gray in 1957 and moved to Rockwall, Texas. She worked at Texas Aluminum Company for three years before quitting to become a fulltime mother to Russell and later Shannon.
She attended East Texas State University which is now known as Texas A&M Commerce. She also attended the University of Texas at Arlington and McLennan Community College. She received an Associate Degree in Elementary Education.
Patsy and Leonard moved to Woodway, Texas where they raised their family. She loved sewing and quilting and visiting with family and friends.
Patsy is preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband of 55 years Leonard, her parents Boyd and Beulah Heffington, sister Shirley Rogers, brother Lyndon and his wife Ruth, brother Bill and his wife Ada Mae.
Pasty is survived by her son Russell Gray, daughter Shannon Brown and her husband Richard, grandson Taylor Brown, grand-daughter Madison Brown, brother Les “Dwayne” Heffington and wife Betty, brother in law Jack Rogers and many nieces and nephews.
Her family will be holding a private visitation for close family and friends at the Clements-Wilcox funeral home in Marble Falls, Texas on Monday July 20, 2020 from 5-7 pm followed by a graveside service at Smithwick Cemetery on July 21, 2020 at 9:30am officiated by Scott Payne. Honorary Pall Bearers include:
Stephen Rogers, Price Heffington, David Lynn Heffington, Bill Heffington II, Lex Heffington, Brandon Heffington, Bubba Ussery, Charlie Horn, Karl Westerman, and Steve Palousek
The family would like to express their gratitude to her many friends for their love and support.
- Stephen Rogers, Honorary
- Price Heffington, Honorary
- David Lynn Heffington, Honorary
- Bill Heffington, II, Honorary
- Lex Heffington, Honorary
- Brandon Heffington, Honorary
- Bubba Ussery, Honorary
- Charlie Horn, Honorary
- Karl Westerman, Honorary
- Steve Palousek, Honorary
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Patsy Fay Gray
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July 23, 2020
I am very sad to have received the news of my dear friend Pat passing.
She and I always had so much fun together, while working together and even after she became very sick. I felt very special to have been able to share this time of her life with her.
Pat always had a smile, and always found the brighter side of things. Her wonderful smile and laugh was infectious.
Leonard and her family was the center of her world and her heart, and she loved to tell stories about them all. I always loved hearing the stories about her family, as much as she enjoyed telling them.
My deepest sympathy to all her family and you will all be in my prayers in the days and months ahead. I am at peace for her because I know she is with the her love , Leonard, at last.
Lilla Putto Benson
July 22, 2020
I am deeply saddened to here about Pat on yesterday. I had called her several times ,no answer. Pat and I worked together for many years and she and Leonard were like family. I will always remember her because she always gave updates on children and grandchildren. Please remember I am praying for you all. Shannon or Russell, please let me hear from you guys, Pat would get me for not reaching out to you all smile, you can call me at 254-717-2105 or 254-753-5807. Love Putton (Lilla)
July 22, 2020
The Dominik family always loved the Gray family. Such good memories! Leonard, Johnnie, Shang and Eddie were there to greet Pat. Heaven is an even sweeter place since Pat arrived!
July 21, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss, Russell and Shannon. I worked with your mother at Social Security for many years and she spoke of you and her grandchildren all the time.You were the loves of her life. We spoke just recently and of course, she was bragging about her children. She will be missed as she was a special person.