Joan Elaine Gray, age 91 of Chestnutridge, passed away February 20, 2021. She was born February 7, 1930 in Spokane, the daughter of Stella and Ernest Shirkey. In 1948 Joan was united in marriage to Herschel Leon Gray. They celebrated 60 years of marriage in 2008. Herschel preceded Joan in death on March 8, 2008.
Joan lived and raised her family in Chestnutridge. She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Ozark.
Joan was preceded in death by two daughters, Patty and Leslie; a granddaughter, Michaela; and son in law Allan.
Survivors include four children, Jean Ann and husband Joe; Teresa and husband Tom, Susie and husband Lou and Mike and wife Stacy; ten grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.
Joan's family sends a special thank you to Phoenix Health Care for their love and support and to granddaughters Tam and Sarah for their caregiving and to caregiver Marcella.
A graveside service will be held at 10 A.M. Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Schupbach Cemetery, Chestnutridge, under direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Visitation will be from 5-7 P.M. Monday, February 22, 2021 at Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.