Funeral service for Billy Gene Gray, age 80, of Fayetteville, TN, will be held at 2:30 PM on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Rice and Bro. Greg Wiser officiating. Burial will follow in the Stewart Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 12:30 PM until the time of service at 2:30 PM on Saturday at Higgins.
Billy was born on August 1, 1942, in Fayetteville, TN, to the late Eugene and Naomi Moyers Gray. He was a 1961 graduate of Central High School and was a member of the Liberty Church of Christ. Billy served on the Lincoln County 911 board. Mr. Gray passed away on November 16, 2022, at Lynchburg Nursing Center.
Billy married Patsy Sisk Gray on November 22, 1972. To their union they had 2 daughters, Hope (Dr. Dan) DeJarnatt and Allison (Cory) Holder. Additional survivors include his grandchildren, Laura (Johnny) Stevens, Drew (Kathryn) Ivey, Austin Bagby, and Malachi Holder; great-grandchildren, Cooper Stevens, Hayden Ivey, Charlie Ivey, and Drew Stevens; and sister-in-law, Mary Ann Gray. In addition to his parents, Billy was preceded in death by his sister, Joanna (Bill) Glenn, and brother, Roy Lee Gray.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial Processing, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or Liberty Church of Christ, 8 Cutoff Lane, Fayetteville, TN 37334.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Billy Gene Gray.