Irva J. Gray age 91, of Ada passed away 5:21 p.m., Wednesday, February 15, 2023. She was born July 12, 1931 in Panama to the late Irving D. and Ulva (Laws) Claude. She married Carl C. Gray Feb. 14, 1959 and he preceded her in death May 18, 1996.
Irva was a member of Daughters of 1812 and Daughters of the American Revolution. She loved to read, watch westerns and horses. She was a very independent woman. Irva had been a teacher for several schools and had settled down in Perry and retired from there.
Survivors include a daughter Kellee Johnson of Ada, grandchildren: Bobby Johnson and Kylee Johnson and a step granddaughter Kristi (Tony) Hensley and 2 step great grandsons: Hunter & Hale Hensley.
She was preceded in death by a son Kevin Gray in 2017, son-in-law Pat Johnson, 2 grandchildren and 2 sisters.
The family will receive friends Monday, Feb. 20th from 4 to 8 p.m. at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family.