Meridian Star


October 13, 2012

Minnie Inez Gray-Thompson

MERIDIAN — Services for Minnie Inez Gray-Thompson will be held Monday, at 10 a.m. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Sephus Garrett and the Rev. Lamar Lifer officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    Mrs. Thompson, 85, of Meridian died Friday, October 12, 2012, at Aldersgate Retirement Center. She was a long time active member of Calvary Baptist Church and enjoyed her membership in The International Singing Brakeman Association (TISBA).

    Survivors include:  daughters Judi Gray of Meridian and Sherry Gray of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; grandchildren: Russ Andreacchio and wife Lisa; Celeste Fletcher and husband Dr. Reid Fletcher; Ryan Held and wife Kara; Brandt Held and wife Lisa; and Paige Held and husband Dr. Channing Coe; eight great-grandchildren; sisters: Pat Newell and Jane Polansky and husband Tommy; brother, Charles Garrett and numerous nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Adrian Gray; parents, Sam Garrett, Sr. and Ora Garrett, sister, Mary Castle, brothers Billy Joe Garrett, Wallace Garrett and Sam Garrett, Jr.

     Family and friends may sign the online guest book at

    Visitation will be held Sunday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.


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