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Willa Mae Gray


Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656


(p) 740-682-6696


Willa Mae Gray went to be with her Father in Heaven on September 21st, 2020 at her home. Willa Mae was born in the beautiful mountains of Kentucky on a cold winter night on March 6, 1940, in Pikeville, KY at home to the late Trimble and Stella (Kitchen) McCoy.

Willa Mae loved to spend hours listening to Elvis at the height of his career and enjoyed taking care of her birds and little dog, Coco.

Willa Mae is proceeded in death by her first husband, Tom Ison; father, of her children and her second husband, Johnny Gray; brothers and sisters, Carl, John, Earl, Vina, Mandy Myrtle, and Peggy.

She is survived by her sister, Marge; and her loving children, Helen Ison, Janette (Paul Wallace Jr.), Tommy (Bobbi Ison); eight grandchildren, Ryan Baker (Shuwei Pan), Stefanie (Jason Delawder), Heather (Harley Lay), Michael Ison, Kevin Wallace (Tesla), Devin Wallace, Shelby (Terry Leonard), Kasey Ison; five beloved great grandchildren, Willam and Isac Delawder, Hadleigh and Ansleigh Campbell, and Lucas Lay, and adored and very loved niece, Carolyn Coleman.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the funeral home to help with expenses. Online condolences may be sent to

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