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Anita Gray

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Anita Mary Gray, 85, Bentonville, Ark., passed away Dec. 29, 2012 at Circle of Life in Bentonville. She was born Sept. 7, 1927 in Gas City to Walter Earl Fine and Rena Beryl Smith Fine.
She was an elementary school teacher for over 30 years and a faithful member of St. Theodore’s Episcopal Church in Bella Vista, Ark. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Gray; an infant daughter, Kathy Gray; and a brother, William Fine.
Survivors include two sons, Clark and wife Janie, Bentonville, and Kirk and wife Vicki, Bethel Heights, Ark.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many friends.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Stockdale-Moody Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth T. Parks officiating.
Burial will follow in Benton County Memorial Park Cemetery. 
Memorials may be made to St. Theodore’s Episcopal Church, 1001 Kingsland Rd., Bella Vista, AR 72714.
Online condolences may be made at stockdalefuneral.com.

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