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Elaine L. Gray, 63, of Bartonville, Illinois, passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at the Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria surrounded by her loving family. She was born on November 1, 1954 in Peoria, Illinois to Orville and Velma (Morris) Meier. She married Michael W. Gray on July 21, 1972 in Peoria, Illinois. He survives.

She is also survived by four children, Sean (Carrie) Gray of Bartonville, Corey Gray of Bartonville, Kimberly (Ryan) Stafford of Washington, Illinois and Bryan (Stephanie) Gray of Bartonville; eight grandchildren, Ashton, Aidan, Rylan, Zaylee, Brayden, Brody, Avery and Alaina; five siblings, Dean and Larry Meier, Ginny Osborne, Jean Snoke and Donna Shockency. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Elaine worked 15 years at Pacific Ethenol in Pekin, Illinois in bookkeeping. She loved spoiling her grandchildren and spending time with her family.

A celebration of life gathering will be held Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 1 pm until 5 pm at the Bartonville American Legion. Private funeral services will be held at the Davison Fulton Bartonville Chapel and burial will be in the Smithville Cemetery.

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