Rita Lee Gray

Published 2:11 pm Thursday, October 3, 2019

Rita Lee Gray, age 85, of Aberdeen, Md. died September 29, 2019 at Bel Air Health and Rehabilitation in Bel Air.

Born in Bronx, New York, she was the daughter of Albert Lee Sklar and Sara (Blumberg) Sklar and wife of the late Gaither Odell Gray.

She was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church where she was involved in Vacation Bible School, children’s ministry and singing in the choir. She loved to read the Bible and enjoyed helping people as well as witnessing to them about the Lord.  In her younger years, she enjoyed crocheting, baking, and playing card games.

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Mrs. Gray is survived by sons, Allen Gray (Diana) of Aberdeen, Md., Robert Gray (Cindy) of Belle Haven, Va.; daughter Jeannie Perry (Ron)  of Hertford; sister Betty Colona of Glen Burnie; brother Paul Sklar of Ft. Meade, Md.; grandchildren Angela DeBosky, Christina Willasch, Erica Caldwell, Brandy Wagner, Tonya Cuff and Robbie Gray; 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held on October 4 at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Bel Air, Md.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on October 8 at Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery, Stumpy Point.

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories can be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.