WAKE FOREST- Leone Eva Gray, 90, passed away peacefully October 26, 2014 at Hillside Nursing Center in Wake Forest. Leone was born on February 15, 1924 in Grand Rapids, MI to the late Fred Kelley and Frieda Bennett Kelley.
Leone is predeceased by two brothers, Glen and Fred Kelley, her husband John W. Gray and her youngest daughter, Kristi Petersen, who is survived by her husband, Bill Petersen and their two children, Matthew and John. Leone has two surviving children; her son, Jim Boom of Woodbridge, VA, his wife Betty and their three children, Kelley, Keith and Kyle, and her daughter, Laurie Fischer of Wake Forest, her husband John, their two children, Michael and Taylor, his wife Rebecca and their newborn son, Nathan.
Leone was a multi-year volunteer for the American Red Cross, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Her love and compassion for her family and animals will be remembered by all who knew her.
In lieu of flowers please feel free to make charitable donations of your choice or to the following:Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals (SPCA). For more information see the following link. http://www.spcawake.org/site/PageServer
Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, Bahama, NC http://mountbethelumc.com/
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