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James Gray

December 20, 2010 by Brittany Blank

Saturday, October 29, 1938
Saturday, December 18, 2010
Thursday, December 23, 2010 - 1:00pm
First Baptist Church of Azle
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday, December 22 at White's Funeral Home
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

James GrayJames GrayJames Gray, 72, a longtime resident of Azle went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 18, 2010.
Service: 1:00 P.M. Thursday, December 23 at The First Baptist Church of Azle. Interment: Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday, December 22 at White's Funeral Home.
James was born October 29, 1938 in Steven County to James Davis and Gladis Franklin Gray. He had retired from the Fort Worth Fire Department after 35 years of service. James had many names, Dad, Papa, Old Papa and Muffin Man. He loved his family very much, often the peacemaker and a man of many stories.
Survivors: wife, Margaret Joyce Gray; children, Vic Gray and wife, Sylvia of Azle, Dede Roby and husband, Steve of Saginaw, and Shannon Grimsley and husband, Kenneth of Springtown; grandchildren, Crystal Jackson and husband, Donald, Holly Simmons, Deann Prouty, Kellye Roby, Ashlee Holman, Kayla Grimsley, Adilene Estrada, and Jesus Trejo; great-grandchildren, Carter Hale, Brett Jackson, Loren Jackson, Tyler Jackson, Justice Simmons, Alex Simmons, Barrett Ramsey, Miranda Beckwith and Madison Beckwith

Sports Calendar

Monday, February 15

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:30 p.m.

  • AHS JV Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16

  • AHS at Cleburne;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS JV at South Hills JV Tournament at McLeland; all day

  • AHS at South Grand Prairie Scrimmage;

    JV 4:30 p.m.

    Freshman- 7 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats at Mansfield Summit;

    Varsity- 7 p.m.

    JV- 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. South Grand Prarie at AHS Scrimmage; 4:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Cleburne at AHS; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cleburne at AHS; 7:45 p.m.

Thursday, February 18

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Mansfield Tournament; times TBA

Friday, February 19

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson HS Tournament; All day

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Joshua at AHS; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at AHS; 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, February 20

  • AHS Varsity vs. Abilene/Weatherford Scrimmage at Weatherford; times TBA

  • AHS vs. Weatherford Scrimmage at AHS;

    JV- 3 p.m.

    Freshman- 12 p.m.

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