Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


February 25, 2014

Roberta Chadwick Gray

JACKSONVILLE — Roberta Chadwick Gray, 92, passed away Sunday, February 23, 2014 in Jacksonville. Under the direction of Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville private graveside services are scheduled.

She was born December 28, 1921 in Washington D.C. at Columbia Hospital for Women to Robert Chadwick and Claudia Chopy Shaw.

Roberta graduated from Beaufort High School in Beaufort, North Carolina in 1940. She married Dr. M. L. Gray, M.D. on December 19, 1943 in Richmond, Virginia. In 1944, she graduated from The Medical College of Virginia, now called Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, as an R. N.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Dr. M. L. Gray on July 11, 1987.

Survivors include her son, Maston Lewis Gray and wife Nanette of Vienna, VA; daughters, Roberta (Bebe) King of Galveston, Mary Claudia Gray Swanson and husband Randy of Jacksonville; granddaughters, Julianna Chadwick Swanson Peacock and husband Ben of Jacksonville, Mary Caroline Swanson Pickryl and husband Bryan of The Woodlands, Elizabeth Lewis Gray of Urbana-Champaign, IL; great-granddaughters, Mary Grace Peacock and Virginia Gray Peacock.

Rather than customary condolences, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church 411 S. Bolton, Jacksonville, Texas 75766 where she was a member since 1950.

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