Helen Blackmon Gray, 75, of the Hawthorne Community, Shelby County, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2016 in Lufkin.
Services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Welton Blackmon and Bro. Ronnie Wheeler officiating. Burial will follow at Rather Cemetery in Shelbyville. Visitation will be Monday, September 12, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Mangum Funeral Home.
She was born May 15, 1941 in Shelby County to Jack and Ada Audrey (Taylor) Blackmon. She was a member of Chinquapen Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Jack & Audrey Blackmon and son, James Roland Gray.
She is survived by:
Roland “Buddy” Gray of the Hawthorne Community
Denise Wheeler & husband, Ronnie of Shelbyville
Jackie Gregg & husband, Marty of Center
Tricia Steele & husband, Andrew of Rowlett
Daniel Gray & wife, Angie of Center
Austin Gray, Jada & Jeremiah Gregg
Jack, Jenna, Jason & Jessie Steele
Whitnee and Marissa Tomlin and Hunter McSwain
Margie McKinzie of the Hawthorne Community
Jerry Blackmon of Lufkin
Welton Blackmon & wife, Linda of Patroon
Donald & Melissa Sigler of Center
Pallbearers will be her Grandsons:
Mac Wheeler, Austin Gray, Jeremiah Gregg,
Jack Steele, Jason Steele & Hunter McSwain