Sylvia Payton Gray

POLLOCKSVILLE - Sylvia Payton Gray, 83, of 9172 N.C. 17, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at Hock Family Pavillon, Durham.

She was formerly employed by the Jones County School System as a teacher's assistant. She was a member of Clinton Chapel Memorial A.M.E Zion Church and served as an usher and president of the Usher Board.

Her funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at Clinton Chapel Memorial A. M. E. Zion Church with the Rev. Michael Burden officiating and the Rev. C. E. Willie Jr., eulogist. The interment will follow in the Frank Murphy Sr. Cemetery.

She is survived by her son, Victor J. Gray of Durham and one grandson.

The family will receive friends at the residence. Viewing will be held at the church one hour prior to the service.

Online condolences are received at

Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.

Funeral Home

Oscar's Mortuary Inc
1700 Oscar Dr New Bern, NC 28562
(252) 633-1156

Published in Sun Journal from Aug. 29 to Sept. 1, 2013