Lena Faye Gregory
Lena Faye Gregory, 78, of Mt. Vernon died 7:15 p.m. June 22, 2001,
at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Gregory was born April 13, 1923, in Jefferson County to
Marshall and Ethel (Pigg) Russell. She married Leonard Crowley
and later married Ruhlin Gregory on Aug. 29, 1953, in Mt. Vernon;
he died May 28, 1974.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday at Hughey Funeral
Home. The Rev. Bill Miller will officiate. Burial will be at
Hopewell Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday
She is survived by a stepson, Tom Gregory of Jacksonville, Fla.;
a stepdaughter, Vicky J. Owens of Mt. Vernon; several step
grandchildren and step great-grandchildren; a sister, Thelma Dial,
of Mt. Vernon; two sisters-in-law, Georgia Gregory of Mt. Vernon
and Bernice Gregory of Irvington; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husbands she was preceded in death by her
parents; a son, Marshall E. Gregory; a daughter, June “Junie”
Crowley; two brothers, Ralph Russell and Norval Russell; and
two sisters, Alma Tapp and Martha F. Chamberlain.
She was a member of Casey Avenue Baptist Church.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the
American Cancer Society and will be accepted at the funeral
home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721,
Hughey Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral
arrangements and you may call 242-3348 for information at any time.
Submitted by: Ken Richardson