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Dorothy Burris Gray

May 15, 1932 — April 9, 2019

Dorothy Burris Gray, 86, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Tennova Healthcare in Cleveland, TN.  She was an avid gardener and canner.  She loved being with her family, especially her grandchildren.    

She was proceeded in death by her husband, Ernest Gray; parents, Milburn and Cora Green Burris; siblings, Austin Burris, Cup (Richard) Burris, Mildred Dills, Mary Cleo McDonald.

Survivors include her children, Peggy (Rex) Cooper, Michael (Melissa) Gray, Doyle (Tammy) Gray, Wilma (Buddy) Boggs, Rhonda (Ronnie Cecil) Gray; brother, Ulyless Burris (Iva Mae); sister, Edna Mae Brown (Robert Buster); grandchildren, Steven Cooper, Christopher Johnson, Stephanie (Josh) Frank, Leslie Gray, Josh Gray, Shyanne Gray, Lucus Boggs, Makenna Gray; 4 great grandchildren; special niece, Denise Sweeny; several nieces, nephews, and extended family members also survive.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home in Benton, TN with Reverend Richard Chastain officiating.  Interment will follow in Benton Memorial Gardens.    

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Gray Family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton, Tennessee.

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, April 13, 2019

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Interment

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Benton Memorial Gardens

217 Patty Rd, Benton, TN 37307

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