September 7, 2013

Johnny L. ‘Jase’ Gray

Mr. Johnny L. “Jase” Gray, 81, of Chatsworth, departed this life Saturday morning, Sept. 7, 2013, at Murray Medical Center.  

Johnny was born Dec. 20, 1931, in Chatsworth.  

He was preceded in death by his father, Curtis Norman Gray; mother and stepfather, Harriett and Rob Roe; sisters, Ora Lee Bingham and Mary Ellen Stone; brothers, Dock Gary, Norman Gray and Jerry Roe.  

Johnny was a mechanic by trade and loved the outdoors.  He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Tammie and Jeff Bruce of Ducktown, Tenn.; son and daughter-in-law, Donny and Kay Gray of Chatsworth; grandchildren, Derek and Stephanie Gray, Montana Gray, Sarah and Michael Brindle, Emily Bruce and Hunter Bruce; great-grandchildren, Carter Gray, Alyssa, Andrew, Isabella and Paislee Brindle and Lakota Bruce; brother, Tommy Roe of Shreveport, La.; sisters, Glenice Pellom of San Diego, Calif., and Patsy Butler of Eton; special friend and caregiver, Raymond Hyde of Chatsworth; several nieces, nephews and many friends.

Private family services will be at a later date.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.

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