Frances Gray Cary

Frances Gray Cary

Served in the
Air Force
Frances Gray Cary 85 beloved wife mother grandmother great grandmother and sister died peacefully in her home on November 28 2006. Born February 13 1921 in Nansemond County she was the daughter of the late Eleanor Winslow and Johnnie Lee Gray. She was predeceased by two children Linda Faye Cary and Michael Gray Cary sister Hulda Gray Holland and brother Harry Lee Gray. Survivors include John Neal Cary Sr. her husband of 60 years Charles W. Cary II Bill and wife Carol CoCo John Neal Cary Jr. Neal and wife Becky and Donald Gray Cary and wife Pat seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren her brother J.C. Gray and wife Joan and numerous cousins nieces and nephews. We are thankful to her friends who so greatly enriched her life: Joni Smits Jean Scudder Inez Myane Emily Hood Ginny Bagnell and Kathy Runyon. We are also indebted to her wonderful caregivers: Louise Barnes Debbie York and Bon Secours Hospice.

Mrs. Cary was a devoted lifelong member of Mt. Zion Fellowship Church and a member of the Village Senior Citizen Card Group. She graduated from the Elizabeth Buxton School of Nursing in Newport News Virginia and served in the US Navy during World War II. She was stationed in Pearl Harbor shortly after the bombing. Mrs. Cary pursued her nursing career retiring from the orthopedic ward at the Portsmouth Naval Hospital.

A funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 AM on Friday December 1 2006 at Mt. Zion Fellowship Church by the Rev. Claude Marshall. The family will receive friends Thursday from 7'?8:30 PM at Baker-Foster Funeral Home 5685 Lee Farm Lane Suffolk. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society 604 Constance Woods Drive Suffolk VA 23434


Bill I'm sorry that I havn't gotten a card out to you but want you to know how sorry I am about your mom. I wanted to come to the viewing but couldn't. But please know you have my deepest sympathies. Love Geraldine

Geraldine Miller

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