Sheila Gras

Sheila Gras

Shreveport, LA - Sheila Renee Funk Gras, 48 of Shreveport, Louisiana, passed away peacefully surrounded by family, Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at her home. Sheila was born March 3, 1965 in Malvern, AR to Doyle E. Funk and Olene Langley Funk.

She was preceded in death by her father and grandparents.

She is survived by her husband of 25 years Greg Gras, daughter Theresa Nicole Gras, son Beau William Gras and wife Sara, Mother and Stepfather, brother, sister, numerous aunts, cousins, friends and last but not least her four legged buddy Heidi. . Sheila requested her body be cremated. A private memorial will follow at a later date.

Sheila was a devoted wife, loving mother and caring friend who enjoyed tending to her plants and flowers, crafting, watching Law and Order reruns (those who knew her well can appreciate that) and hanging out with family and friends. She lost her year long battle with cancer after a dignified and graceful fight, always trying to make those around her feel at ease with a smile and a hug.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the Willis Knighton Cancer Treatment Center staff and Amedisys Home Health and Hospice for their love, care and support. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made in Sheila's honor to the .

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Published in Shreveport Times on Apr. 5, 2013