Lorraine Winifred Gray January 1, 1919 - March 10, 2017 Salem - Lorraine Winifred Gray, 98, of Lyons, Oregon passed away March 10, 2017. Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years E L (Roy) Gray Jr. Lorraine was born in Carlisle, Washington, to Clare & Bernice Strawn and is survived by her sons: E L (Lee) Gray III & daughter-in-law Lela Gray of Medford, Terry Alan Gray & daughter-in-law Georgene Gray, foster son Marshall Buchea, brother Loren Strawn, and sister Jenny Fritz all of Salem. Seven grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Lorraine was a strong and determined woman who cared deeply for her family. She enjoyed her log house on the Santiam River, the wildlife on her ten acres of forest and the trips she and her husband made to Baja California and Death Valley each year until his death. Her home was always open for friends & family gatherings. She had worked many years for the Oregon Corporation Division. Arrangements are being handled by Howell Edwards Funeral Home. Graveside memorial will be held at Buena Vista Cemetery, Riverview St, Buena Vista, Oregon on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 1pm.
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