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Donna Renee Hudson Gray

August 3, 1943 — June 21, 2024

Easley, SC

Mrs. Donna Renee Hudson Gray, 80, wife of Jerry C. "Jake" Gray, Sr., went to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, June 21, 2024.

Born in Pickens County she was the daughter of the late Bertha Mae Hudson Wilson. Donna was a graduate of Easley High School, a Weaving Trainer with Dan River Mills-Judson Plant for twenty years and was currently a School Bus Driver with the School District of Pickens County for fourteen years. She was a member of Brushy Creek Baptist Church.

Donna loved her family dearly and cooking for them. Her loving and outgoing personality led to numerous friendships, especially with her co-workers that adored her. She will be dearly missed by all that loved and knew her.

Surviving, in addition to her husband of sixty-four years, are her sons, Jerry C. Gray, Jr. (Barbara) of Easley, and Jeffrey L. Gray (JeriLynn Aiken) of Liberty; her grandchildren, Alysia G. Ortiz, Zachary C. Gray (Marissa), Issac L. Liles, Grady Cole Gray, Amanda Knight (T.J.) and Daniel Cooper; her great-grandchildren, Eli Ortiz, Austin Clark and Lane Knight. her best friend, Shirley M. Johnson; two sisters-in-law, Doris S. Wilson and Patsy J. Wilson; and her beloved pet, Cosmo.

In addition to her mother, Mrs. Gray was predeceased by her loving grandparents, Grady W. Hudson and Mae Collins Hudson; and her brothers, Jimmy E. "Bones" Wilson, Sr. and Stanley E. "Beetle" Wilson.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, June 25, 2024 in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown with Rev. Dr. Tim Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Easley.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until 1:45 PM Tuesday at the funeral home, prior to the service.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2024

12:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

Robinson Funeral Home Downtown

305 West Main Street, Easley, SC 29641

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Tuesday, June 25, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown

305 W Main St, Easley, SC 29640

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