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William "Melford" Gray

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William "Melford" Gray Obituary
William "Melford" Gray


William "Melford" Gray, 87, loving husband of Twylia Galloway Gray passed away Friday, January 10, 2014.

Born in Greenville he was the son of the late D. Frank and Nellie Wheeler Gray.

Melford served in the U.S Army. He was a member of Woodside Church of God. He also enjoyed fishing.

In addition to his wife of 64 years, he is survived by sons, Donald Gray and wife Amelia of Ware Place and N. Keith Gray and wife Marie of Easley; four grandchildren, Michelle Gonzalez, Jeremy Gray, Heather Brown, and Ryan Gray; two great grandchildren, Chantal and Cassandra Gonzalez; two sisters, Betty Lavender and Carolyn Hallyburton both of Greenville.

In addition to his parents, Melford was preceded in death by daughter, Cynthia Gray; brother, Edward Gray; and sister, Hazel Tallant.

Visitation will be held Sunday, January 12, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest. Funeral service will be Monday, January 13, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at Woodside Church of God. Burial will follow in Graceland West Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Woodside Church of God Food Pantry, 1410 W. Parker Rd, Greenville, SC 29617.

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Published in The Greenville News on Jan. 12, 2014
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