Mary Frances Gray

Published 9:43 am Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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

A private service will be held at a later date.

Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.iveyfuneral.com.

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.