Doris Harris Gray

Published 9:19 am Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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Doris Harris Gray, 87, of Brookdale Assisted Living, Elizabeth City, died May 25, 2020 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. A native of Pasquotank County, she was born December 21, 1932 to the late Conroy Harris and Vivian Sawyer Harris and was the wife of the late Baxter M. Gray Jr. She was a secretary and receptionist at Albemarle Hospital and was a member of Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church.

She is survived by daughter Gwen Stevens and husband Woody of Elizabeth City; son William A. Gray and wife Lori of Vienna, Va.; grandchildren Nancy Taylor and husband Sam, Shelton Stevens, Elizabeth Gray, Caroline Gray and Nicholas Gray; and two sisters-in-law. She was preceded in death by brother Kendrick Harris.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on May 27 at Twiford Memorial Chapel officiated by Rev. Ron Parr and Rev. Don Morris. Memorial donations may be made to Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church, 700 North Road Street, Elizabeth City, NCĀ  27909. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

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