Doris B. Gilray
Fri, 2014-08-08 05:00 News Staff
March 9, 1939 ~ August 2, 2014
Doris Gilray, 75, of Kempner passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2014. AMemorial Service will be at 2:00 PM on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Scott’s Funeral Home of Copperas Cove. Following the service, there will be a private ceremony at the Copperas Cove City Cemetery. Doris was born March 9, 1939 in Yakima, WA to the late William and Arlean Bleakley. She graduated from Balboa High Schoolin Balboa, Panama Canal Zone. In 1958 she met Donn Gilray and they later married on January 17, 1960 in Florida. Donn was serving in the United States Army and together they served until he retired in August 1977 at Ft. Hood. They lived in Copperas Cove since 1965. Doris worked Wal-Mart in Copperas Cove and was active in the Eastern Star. She was active in the Police and the Fire Fighter Association in Copperas Cove and member of the Panama Canal Society. Doris was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Diane Michelle Pendergraft. Doris is survived by her husband, Donn Gilray, Sr.; sons, Donn Gilray, Jr and wife, Kathy; and Duane Gilray and wife, Lisa; 14 grandchildren; 10 greatgrandchildren; brother, William Bleakley, wife Sally; and a sister, Deborah Briggs-Duddles. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 Scott’s Funeral Home of Copperas Cove is in charge of arrangements.