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Georgia "Jo" Gray
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Obituary for Georgia "Jo" Gray

Georgia “Jo” Joan Gray, 74, of Galesburg, died at 9:33 p.m., Friday, March 23, 2018 in the Emergency Room at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.

Jo was born May 13, 1943 in Galesburg, the daughter of Arthur Richard and Elizabeth Irene (Howard) Jacobson. Jo married Robert L. Gray on September 30, 1989 in Burlington, IA. He preceded her in death on July 28, 2013. Jo is survived by two daughters, Wendy (Dennis) Barnes of Galesburg and Kim (Chris) Qualls of Charlotte, NC; five grandchildren, Ryan Luna, Noelle Barnes, Syrenidi Barnes, James Qualls, and Sydney Qualls; and one great granddaughter, Syriah Barnes.

Jo worked at Target in 1994 until 2008. She enjoyed crocheting blankets and making dolls. Her children and grandchildren will always cherish all the wonderful items that she crocheted for them. Jo also enjoyed watching classic television and cooking shows.

Memorial visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Watson-Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg. No funeral services are planned. Memorials may be made to the family for a fund to be designated at a later date.

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Watson-Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory

1849 North Seminary Street
Galesburg, IL 61401

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