Georgiana Cecelia Gray
1945 - 2020
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The Lord called Georgiana Cecelia Gray, 74, home on June 26, 2020 at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. Georgiana was the wife of John Gray. The two shared fifty-four wonderful years of marriage together.

Georgiana was born on November 25, 1945 at St Mary's Hospital in Leonardtown, MD to her loving parents, James Foley Holt and Helen Marie Holt (Rustin). Georgiana attended St. Joseph's Colored School and graduated from Cardinal Gibbons High School. Georgiana was a dedicated employee as a Nurse's Aide at St. Mary's Hospital and the ARC Group Home. Georgiana also worked for Mini Tech on the assembly crew and for William's Packing Goods as a Cashier and Stock Clerk. Georgiana was an avid member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and attended Mass every Sunday. Georgiana enjoyed volunteering at the annual church dinner and was a member of The Ladies Sodality. In addition, Georgiana was an active member of the St. Joseph's Community Center. Georgiana's favorite pastimes consisted of spending time with family, dancing, playing BINGO with her daughter and brother, and bus trips to the casino. You would find Georgiana sitting in her favorite spot on the couch watching the Game Show Network or CNN News. Georgiana loved to watch football and basketball; favorite teams were the Washington Redskins and the Washington Wizards.

Georgiana went by many nicknames that included, Baby Sis, Aunt Babe, Nana, Mama Gray, and Sister. She enjoyed her grandbabies that were the highlight of her day, whose nicknames were Baby Cakes and Little Man. Georgiana will be remembered for her strong faith, her love of family and friends, and her smooth dance moves.

Georgiana is survived by her husband John Gray, Daughter Deborah D. Gray (Sam), Sons Wayne M. Gray, John M. Gray (Sherita), two grandsons Christopher A. Miles (Brittany) and Johnny Gray Jr. and one great grandson Cameron A. Miles. Leaving behind four brothers, Joseph N. Holt, Robert A. Holt (LaVern), Harry I. Holt, and George F. Holt (Sarah). She is predeceased by her daughter Brenda C. Miles, her parents James Foley Holt and Helen Marie Holt, and her brothers James L. Holt, Francis A. Holt, William D. Holt, Sr., Charles L. Holt, Sr. and only sister Marie A. Mason.

Visitation and viewing will take place on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 38576 Brett Way, Mechanicsville, MD 20659. The Catholic Mass will be held on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 10:00am at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 29119 Point Lookout Rd, Morganza, MD 20660. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Queen of Peace Cemetery, 38888 Dr. Johnson Road, Mechanicsville, MD 20659.

Memorial donations and flowers may be sent to Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 38576 Brett Way, Mechanicsville, MD 20659.

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Published in Legacy from Jun. 29 to Jun. 30, 2020.
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July 7, 2020
I extend my sincere condolences to Georgiana Gray's immediate family and the entire Holt family. I'm sure, at this time, hearts are heavy and sad. However, remember that God gave each of you the opportunity to share in the love that bubbled over from Georgiana's presence in her earthly home. Your hearts are filled with fond memories that are forever with you. Therefore, cry, but, let not your hearts be troubled because Georgiana has moved to her heavenly home. May God continually bless and keep each of you with His countenance forever shining upon each of you. Yours In Christ.
Collins McDaniel
July 7, 2020
To the Gray and Holt Families,
I will miss seeing Georgiana in church on Sundays. For 6 years Georgiana and I volunteered to do hot lunch duty together at MCSS. We laughed a lot and one day Georgiana sang the Ave Maria and I will never forget that. Fond memories. I am sorry I will not be able to attend Georgiana's mass due to the Corona virus. Keeping Georgiana and family in my prayers.
Love, Patty
July 6, 2020
My deepest condolences to Uncle John and all your family.Aunt Baby Sis a piece of my heart has gone home with you. You were such a sweet and caring person. May you continue to rest in peace, free of pain and sickness. Thank you for being a part of my life. May God bless you. You are now in the arms of the angels.I love you with all my heart.
Sharon Brown
July 6, 2020
she was the sweet, kind, and caring person and she will never be forgotten. our deepest condolences to the family.
william holt sr.
July 6, 2020
To the Gray and Holt Families, My deepest condolences for the loss of Ms. Georgiana. I am going to miss our talks and seeing her at the recreation center playing BINGO. She was there when we loss Ronnie and I will never forget it. Rest-in-Peace Ms. Georgiana.
Sharon (Carter) Chase
July 2, 2020
Rest peacefully Aunt Babysis. You were one of the sweetest, kindest people I know. Im lucky that you were part of my life. Ill carry many fond memories in my heart and miss you always!
Love Dette
July 2, 2020
Rest peacefully Aunt Babysis. You were one of the sweetest, kindest people I know. I'm lucky that you were part of my life. I'll carry many fond memories in my heart and miss you always!
Love Dette
July 1, 2020
Our condolences to the Gray family,God strengthens and comfort you all in this sadden time. Praying for you
Lorraine & Kevin Peel
July 1, 2020
Sending my sympathy and prayers to Georgiana's family. May the perpetual light shine upon her and may she rest in peace.
Terry Cutchember
June 30, 2020
John and Family, You have my Prayers and Sympathy. So sorry for your loss. John I tried calling your home on Saturday, but I didn't get an answer. I just wanted to let You know that You and Your Family are in my Prayers. Praying for You All
Arthurlee Mills
June 30, 2020
Aunt BabySis, heaven has welcomed you with open arms. May the peace that surpasses all understanding be with those you left behind. You will surely be missed. Until we meet again!! love always, Addy
June 30, 2020
To the family of Georgiana, I am sorry for your lost. She was a very good person and friend and sister-in-law. I will miss her. She is at home and at peace. She will always be with us as we remember the good times. God Bless.
Thelma Strickland
June 30, 2020
Sending my love & prayers to the Family..I love you Aunt Babysis
Alicia Holt
June 30, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Madeline Jones
June 30, 2020
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