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Barbara N. Gray

May 4, 1927 - July 4, 2021

Barbara N. Gray, 94 of Virginia Beach, Virginia passed away on July 4, 2021.

Barbara was born on May 4, 1927 in Norfolk County, Virginia to Nick and Olivia Neilson.  She was a graduate of Kempsville High School in Princess Anne County, Virginia.  She made her career as a Secretary until she started a family.  She enjoyed crafts, gardening, being with her grandchildren, great grandchildren and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Julius B. Gray, Jr. and her son Stephan N. Gray, Sr.

She is survived by her brother Robert Nelson and his wife Joyce, daughter Shelley Sweitzer and her husband Robert, daughter-in-law Suzanne Gray, of Virginia Beach VA.  She has seven grandchildren, Amie, Cortney, Robert (Rob), Brian, Stephan, Spencer, Samantha and four great grandchildren, Kayci, Kylie, Madeleine and Katherine.

Barbara will be remembered as having a bright smile and a giving heart.  She never met a stranger, she made friends wherever she went. She will be forever missed by all who were fortunate to know her.

A graveside funeral will be held on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Riverside Cemetery, 1000 E Indian River Road, Norfolk.  Flowers can be sent to Altmeyer Funeral Home at 5033 Rouse Drive, Virginia Beach, VA.

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Date: Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Time: 11:00 am


Riverside Cemetery

1000 East Indian River Road
Norfolk, Virginia 23523

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