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Julia (Collins) Gray


Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656

(p) 740-682-6696

Julia (Collins) Gray, age 75, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away peacefully with her family at her side on February 27, 2023, at Buckeye Forest in Jackson. She was born on December 18, 1947, to the late Martin and Juanita (Bentley) Collins.

Julia was a graduate of the class of 1966 at Oak Hill High School. She was married to Gary Gray and to this union, three sons were born. Her family was her pride and joy, including sons, four granddaughters, one grandson, and 11 great grandchildren.

She is survived by her sons, Christopher (Melissa) Gray, Jody and Bradley (Chrissy) Gray, of Oak Hill; granddaughters: Megan, of Delaware, Chelsey, of Crestline, Ohio, Marlie Chandler and Ashton Gray, of Oak Hill; one grandson, Patrick, of Marion, Ohio; 11 great grandchildren (seven girls and four boys) that she cherished. Also surviving are her sisters, Cleo (James) Wiley, of Florida, Marlene (Frank) Iezzi, of Columbus; brothers, Reid (Mary) Collins, of Oak Hill, and Wendell (Sue) Collins, of Columbus; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, all of whom will miss their “Gram”.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Amy Gray and grandson-in-law, Kyle Chandler.

Visitation will be held Thursday, March 2, 2023, from 11-1 PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home in Oak Hill. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 with Pastor Stan Howard officiating. Burial will follow in C.M. Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Buckeye Forest, 8668 SR 93, Jackson, Ohio 45640. Online condolences may be sent to


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