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Earlene Bare Gray

October 15, 1935 — November 19, 2023

Earlene Gray, 88,of Odessa, passed away on November 19, 2023 in the town of Odessa.

Earlene Gray was born at home in Binger, Oklahoma to Gusta Bare and Sadie Statton on October 15,1935. She was one of nine children who helped take care of siblings when living home. She loved to play bingo, go to Vegas with her husband, and give toys and candy to grandchildren. Earlene also worked in the Food Service Industry for 65 years.

Earlene Gray is preceded in death by husband Lawrence Nichols, husband Don Gray, son Daniel Nichols ,grandson Shawn Grogan, brothers Raymond Bare, Doodle Bare, Boody Bare, Richard Bare, Verl Bare. Sisters, Coleen Bare, Dean Bare, Paulene Bare.

Earlene Gray is survived by daughter, Marilyn Grogan, son-in-law Ray Grogan ,grandchildren Paul Grogan, Zachary Grogan, Christopher Nichols, Casey Nichols, Trever Nichols and 12 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday November 29, 2023 from 1:00PM - 9:00PM at Martinez Funeral Home.

A Graveside Service will take place on Thursday November 30, 2023 at 1:00PM at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Dr. Jimmy Braswell Officiating.

Memorials may be given to Martinez Funeral Home.

The Family of Earlene Gray wish to extend our sincere thanks to Dr.'s & Staph at M.C.H Hospital.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, November 29, 2023

1:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Martinez Funeral Home & Crematory

1040 S Dixie Blvd, Odessa, TX 79761

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Graveside Service

Thursday, November 30, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

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