Betty I. Gray, 91, of 646 Fredrick St., Lock Haven, passed away Feb. 3, 2015, at the Lock Haven Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born in Draketown, October 15, 1923, to the late Arthur and Mabel Bartley Packer. Betty was untied in marriage, June 16, 1944, to Donald L. Gray who preceded her in death, Jan. 5, 1973.
Betty attended Williamsport schools and graduated from Lock Haven High School and then the State Beauty School in Williamsport. In 1949 she opened her own beauty shop in Lock Haven, retiring in 2014. Betty had attended the Lock Haven First Church of Christ.
Surviving are two sisters, Martha (Don) Winslow, of Lock Haven, PA, Barbara (Melvin) Geyer, of Jersey Shore and three brothers, Walter (Mary) Packer, of Flemington, Charles (Wanda) Packer, of Lee Summit, Mo. and Kenneth (Connie) Packer, of Jersey Shore. Also surviving are two sisters-in-law, Patricia Packer, of Linden, and Betty Packer, of Texas. Betty was preceded in death by six brothers, John, Arthur, Edward, Richard, Robert and Donald and one sister Esther.
Funeral Services for Betty I. Gray will be held Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at 4 p.m. in the Yost- Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LLC with visitation from 2 p.m. until time of services. Officiating will be Pastor Steve Salmon of the Lock Haven First Church of Christ. Interment will be in the Romola Cemetery, Centre County, at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society through the funeral home. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LLC, 121 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Online thoughts and memories can be made at www.yost-gedonfuneralhome.com.
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