Eurith B. Gray

Published 12:02 am Monday, May 9, 2011

Aug 22, 1918 – May 10, 2011

NATCHEZ — Graveside services for Eurith B. Gray, 92, who died Saturday, May 7, 2011, at Glenburney Nursing Home, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Natchez City Cemetery with the Rev. Walton W. Jones officiating. Burial will follow at the cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 10 to 10:50 a.m. Tuesday at Laird Funeral Home.

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Mrs. Gray was born Aug. 22, 1918, in Natchez, the daughter of Holliday F. Baker Sr. and Eurith Mock Baker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Raymond Thomas Gray; one sister, Sallie Baker Abbott; and one brother, Holliday F. Baker Jr.

Mrs. Gray was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Pilgrimage Garden Club and the Daughters of the Revolution.

Survivors include one brother, John Rice Baker Sr. and wife Martha Meath Baker of Natchez; four nephews, John R. Baker Jr. of Natchez, Thomas G. Baker of Madison, Paul Baker of Lafayette and Dr. Jeffery Baker of Slidell, La.; and a number of great nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be sent to Trinity Episcopal Church or a charity of choice.

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