Nathan Taylor Gray, 65, a farmer in the lower Cove area, died at his home Tuesday morning, Nov. 5 after a heart attack.
Youngest son of the late George G. and Vina Jasper Gray, Union county pioneers, Mr. Gray was born at the old family home in lower Cove on Jan. 19, 1892. He had lived in Union county all his life.
Funeral services are to be held at Snodgrass Funeral Chapel on Saturday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Murl Gassoway officiating. Burial will be in the family plot in Summerville Cemetery.
A trustee of Calvary Baptist church at Cove, Mr. Gray had been active in the church all his life. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include the widow, Ada Houx Gray, Cove; sons Donald of Pendleton and Aldon, who operates the family ranch; and a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Delda) Smith, La Grande.
Three sisters and a brother also survive. They are Mrs. Sally Conley, Cove; Mrs. Bessie Childers and Mrs. Dillie Millering, and Joe T. Gray, all of La Grande. There are also 21 nieces and nephews surviving in addition to other relatives and many friends.
La Grande Evening Observer
Wednesday, November 6, 1957