Jerry D. Gray, 81 of Scranton passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in Fort Smith.

He was born on Aug. 8, 1935 in Scranton to his parents Otis Rueben and Eala D. (Weatherton) Gray. He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War, was a retired Produce Manager working with multiple stores, a Mason, a member of the First Baptist Church in Clarksville.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Shannon Lynn Gray and Dianna Kay Gray; four sisters, Jane Rinkle, Magdalene Gray, Rubeline Tyler and Virginia Looney and brother, James Gray.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Wilma (Rozell) Gray of Scranton; two daughters, Deborah Lynne Korff of Moore, Okla. and Laura Schumacher of Celina, Tex.; two sons, Jerry Gray Jr. of Scranton and Gregory Donald Gray of Oklahoma City, Okla.; one brother, Bill Gray of Prairie Grove; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris. Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 8, 2017 at Memorial Park Cemetery in Tulsa, Okla. under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Online guestbook at

Pallbearers will be Spencer Cox, Butch Farrer, Al Korff, Jim Looney, Harold Schumacher and Dale Gray.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Rozell, Christopher Schumacher, Eddie Schumacher and Jordan Gray.