Laverna Gray, 89, of Sunnyside passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2007, at Hillcrest Manor.

She was born April 29, 1918, in Grandview to Edward and Ora Paulson. She grew up in Belma and graduated from Sunnyside High School.

She married her husband, Robert Gray, in 1937.

Laverna was a homemaker and later worked for the Grandview School cafeteria for 18 years.

She enjoyed animals and doing her yard work.

Laverna is survived by her husband, Robert Gray of Sunnyside; a

daughter, Sharon Leinweber of Irrigon, Ore.; two brothers, Glenn Paulson of Yakima and David Paulson of Aguanda, Calif.; and three sisters, Margaret Morris of Grandview, Hazel Hanson of Granite Falls and Bernadine Morgan of Redmond.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Delmar Paulson; and an infant daughter, Betty Lou.

Graveside services will be held Friday, July 6, 2007, at 11 a.m. at Grandview Cemetery. Valley Hills Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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