Joan Twitty Gray
Joan Twitty Gray, 69, of San Antonio, Texas, a native of Rector, died Thursday, March 21, 2002, in San Antonio.
Born Feb. 13, 1933, in Rector, she was preceded in death by her son, Pat B. Gray II; her mother, Lillian Lee Twitty; a sister, Dobbs Twitty of Rector, and her aunt, Lottie Akers.
She is survived by her husband of over 50 years, retired Air Force Colonel Pat B. Gray; a son, Gary Gray and his wife, Arlene, of La Vernia, Texas; a daughter, Lee Ann Gray of Warner Robins, Ga.; a nephew, Leland Blackshare of Rector; a cousin, Rosie Akers of Rector, and a sister-in-law, Carolyn Johnson of White Bear Lake, Minn.
She fought ovarian cancer for two years and, after 18 months of chemotherapy, she decided to suspend further treatment.
For her friends, a visitation was held Sunday, March 24, at the Sunset Memorial Funeral Home in San Antonio. A private burial service for family only was held Monday, March 25, at Fort Sam National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.