February 6, 1973 - April 1, 2019
Burial Date: April 6, 2019
Funeral services for Shay Bray Gillon, age 46, of Water Valley, are at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. in Cambridge Cemetery near Abbeville, Mississippi.
Visitation is Friday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Mortimer National Funeral Home.
Shay died Monday, April 1, 2019 at Regional One Health in Memphis, Tennessee.
She was born on February 6, 1973 in Oxford and was the daughter of William “Bill“ Bray and Willene Black Bray.
Shay was a nurse and was employed by Grenada Rehabilitation and Health Care as a Department Director.
She was preceded in death by her father, William “Bill“ Bray, her grandfather, Paul Edward “Pepaw“ Black, Sr., one aunt, Vera Bray and one uncle, Glenn Bray.
Shay is survived by a daughter, Chelsea Lynette Slaughter of Holcomb; a son, John Christopher Gillon of Grenada; grandchildren, Adalyn Leigh Slaughter and Brock Neal Slaughter of Holcomb; mother, Willene Bray of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; grandmother, Willie Mae “Memaw” Black of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; one sister, Jamie Bray Phillips of Bryant, Arkansas; three brothers, Jonathan Bray and Jason Bray of Grenada and Jack Bray of Greenbrier, Arkansas; and her ex-husband, John Franklin Gillon of Grenada.
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.