Dora Love Duncan Gray, 96, of Paducah died Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Baptist Health Paducah.
Dora was born in Eddyville, Kentucky, on July 6, 1920, to Samuel Thuston Duncan and Rosa Barbara Kuhn Duncan. She was member of Baptist Tabernacle Church, and later First Baptist Church of Paducah. Dora treasured her friends in two bridge groups. She also was a member of PEO Sorority.
Affectionately known as "Dodo" by her family, Dora is survived by her daughter, Vivian G. (John Sr.) Williams of Paducah; twin sister, Lenora Brown of Paducah; brother, James Duncan of Reidland; three grandchildren, John (Kristin) Williams Jr. of Paducah, Kevin (Christie) Williams of Collierville, Tennessee, and Brett (Allyson) Williams of Franklin, Tennessee; great-grandchildren, John (Kristen) Williams IV of Cincinnati, Ashley Williams (Joseph) Lambert of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Jack, Eli, Sam and Ben Williams of Collierville, Tennessee, Lane Tyler and Gray Williams of Franklin, Tennessee, and Juliet Love and Reese Nicole Williams of Cincinnati; sister-in-law, Marie Duncan of Paducah; and special friend, Debbie Ashley.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Howard Z. Gray; two sisters, Lucille Talbert and Charlene Dycus; and a brother, Thuston Emil Duncan.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Carson Chapel First Baptist Church of Paducah with the Rev. Tommy Tucker officiating.
Burial will follow at Mount Kenton Cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the church.
Milner & Orr Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.
The family would like to extend sincere thank you to Dora's caregivers from Caring People Services.
Contributions may be made to Baptist Health Foundation, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, KY 42003 or First Baptist Church Television Ministry, 2890 Broadway, Paducah, KY 42001.
You may leave a message of sympathy or light a memorial candle at milnernandorr.com.
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