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Bishop Walter Grays Sr.

1935 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Bishop Walter Grays Sr. Obituary
Grays, Sr., Bishop Walter
1935 - 2017
Bishop Walter Lee Grays, age 82, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Retired from the City of Columbus. Retired Pastor of Community Temple Bible-Way Church and member of Bible-Way Our Lord Jesus Christ. Predeceased by parents Robert and Alice Grays, 5 siblings, and mother-in-law Daisy M. Stevens. Survived by loving and devoted wife, Mary Grays; children, Walter L. Grays, Jr., Karen Renee (Edward) Berry, Terrence J. Grays, Tammara S. (Smith) Mitchell, and Derrick L. Grays; siblings, Elma Smith, Ora Lee (Jeffrey) Bailey, Wareline (Robert) Flipping; brothers and sisters-in-law, David J. (Charice) Williams, Marcella Thomas, Louella (Ben) Price, Mildred (John) Logan, Sr., Marshall (Lynn) Allen, Jr.; 7 grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Home-going Celebration will be held at 6 PM Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Bible Way Church, 453 S. Wheatland Ave., where family will receive friends at 5 PM until time of service. Interment 11 AM Monday, October 16, 2017, Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to SMOOT FUNERAL SERVICES, 4019 E Livingston Ave., 614-444-1GOD (1463). M L Smoot, Director.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Oct. 13, 2017
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