Martha Elizabeth Gray

martha  gray

May 25, 1931 ~ February 25, 2024

Born in: Cannelton , Indiana
Resided in: Owensboro, Kentucky

Martha Elizabeth Gray, 92, of Owensboro, passed away on February 25, 2024, at Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born May 25, 1931, in Cannelton, Indiana, to the late Harold Gray and Emma Bell Gray. Martha retired from Davco Rest Home where she worked as an aid. She enjoyed Bingo, crossword puzzles, and watching game shows.

Along with her parents, Martha was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Williams, and her nephew, Dennis Williams.

She is survived by her; niece and nephew, Blanche (Dennis Cooper) Williams and Robert (Vermell) Williams; great-nieces and nephews, Amber Williams, Tiffany Williams, Michael Williams, Robert Williams, Eric Williams, Christopher Williams, Shanta Williams, and Denny Ray Williams; 17 great-great-nieces and nephews; and 4 great-great-great-nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2024, at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial to follow at Owensboro Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Martha Elizabeth Gray. Leave your messages of condolence for the family of Ms. Gray and sign her virtual guestbook at


Visitation: March 4, 2024 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Funeral Service: March 4, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Interment: March 4, 2024 2:15 pm

Owensboro Memorial Gardens
5050 Kentucky Highway 144
Owensboro, KY 42303

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  1. I might smile, but I am sad. I might laugh, but I am crying. I might live on, but inside am dying, dying to be with you. Missing you! Love you ain’t Martha u always will be in my heart u gained your wings and now u are in the kingdom of heaven. I love u!!❤️❤️😭😭 I know you and the rest of the family is watching over me and the rest of the family…

  2. Aunt Martha I will miss you so much until we’re reunited in Heaven again surrounded by our Lord Jesus Christ💞
    I will forever cherish all the memories we had together …I’ll forever be your “kolemoe” as you would call me when I was little ☺️
    Your a one of a kind auntie to me and no could ever take your place
    I love you forever always 😘

  3. I met Aunt Martha years ago…when she worked at Davco Rest home…she was so sweet and would keep a person laughing!! She loved all her family with everything in her, I could tell! She will be missed by so many people! Rest In Heaven Aunt Martha! ❤️❤️

  4. Martha,
    You were truly such a wonderful person. You were always so kind to me and our family and truly took care of us in so many amazing ways. You were a special person before I knew what truly being special was. Thanks for all you did for me and all the love you showed me. I know you are a loss to so many.

  5. Thank you Aunt Martha for all that you did for me and the kids. I thank God for every day we had together ❤️ Rest In Heaven my second Mom. 🙏

  6. I had the pleasure of meeting Martha when I began working at Twin Rivers Nursing Jan 2023 .She had such a sweet spirit about her .She would greet me Saying :There’s My Babygirl” with a smile each day . So glad I had time to spend with her a tell how much she is loved and will be truly missed Get your rest Sweet Lady ❤️

  7. Aunt Martha,
    God blessed you with a special gift for making people feel comfortable around you. Words cannot express how much you where loved and the love you showed your family. Your smile was so contagious. You made people laugh and smile a little brighter. You’re are one of God’s angels that taught the significance of trust, honesty, love and mutual respect.

    Blanche Ann, Bobby and the family, please accept our deepest sympathy for the loss of Aunt Martha. We hold you close in our thoughts and prayers. May time help you to heal and bring you peace.

    Love from Versie Outerbridge and the remaining Bell families.

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