Elmer J. Grayson, age 93 of Jewett, Texas, passed away Tuesday, January 19 in Dallas Texas.
Elmer was born in Jewett, Texas on July 21, 1927 to Charlie and Lillie Grayson. He married the love of his life Mary E. Grayson on March 1, 1952 in Jewett, TX. Elmer worked for 32+ years for The Burlington Northern Railroad and retired as Track Supervisor in 1984. Elmer was a faithful member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon for over 65 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary on October 5, 1997; his parents, daughter Brenda Sue Grayson, brother, Charlie Lee Grayson, sisters, Ferol Johnson, Lillie Mae McDaniel and Annie Laura Grayson.
Surviving are his three loving children, Kenneth Elmer Grayson (Mary) of Huntsville, TX. Marietta J. Grayson and Jo Elaine Grayson of Cedar Hill, TX. 2 grandsons, Jonathan D. Miller, Irving, TX. and John O. Grayson, Huntsville, TX., one brother, Bob Earl Grayson (Ruth) Houston, TX, one sister, Bonnie R. Arterberry, Tyler, TX., one sister-in-law, Mary Alice Haynes, Dallas, TX., along with a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends who will miss him dearly.
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