Helen Files Gray


Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Files Gray, age 88, were held Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 2 p.m., from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel in Fayette. Ricky Williams officiated. Burial followed in Walker Memorial Gardens in Jasper. Mrs. Gray peacefully passed away on April 22 with her loving family by her side.
She was the daughter of the late Floyd and Gertrude Files. Helen was born March 27, 1931, in the small town of Pea Ridge, Alabama. She graduated in 1948 at the top of her class. Helen, known as “Dood” by her classmates, was voted “Best All Around Girl”. Helen was beloved wife to her late husband, Charles E. Gray, for 54 years.
She was a devoted mother to Mike, Steve, Debbie and Carolyn. She was a loving grandmother to Daniel, Lindy, Josh, Jessica, Jamie, Mahalia, Matt, Geoffrey, Chris and Angel. She was a caring great-grandmother to Carley, Gracyn, Ty, Gabrielle, Tommy, Daniel, Iris, Logan, Dean, Bristal, Everleigh, Jazlyn, Sophia, Jack and Mills. She was an adored great-great-grandmother to Zoey.
Helen leaves behind four generations full of wonderful memories of her endless love and generosity.
Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

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