Mary Frances Gray

Published 9:43 am Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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Mary Frances Gray, age 81, of Bainbridge, Georgia, passed away Monday, August 1, 2022, at home surrounded by her family.

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Mary Frances was born October 7, 1940, in Brunswick, Georgia, the daughter of Shelby Hardy Monroe and Helen Marian Monroe. She graduated from Georgia Southern University. She was a social worker for the State of Georgia for 11 years. She loved books and was a librarian. She was the bookmobile librarian in Valdosta. Mary Frances worked on the ground floor of getting the Bainbridge Decatur County Humane Society started.

Survivors include her husband, Harrywood Gray, Jr.; brother, Shelby Hardy Monroe, Jr.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mary Frances was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Helen Monroe Thompson.