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Diane Gray, 78, Savannah, Missouri

Visitation Tuesday, July 30, 2019 5:00PM - 6:30PM Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory 5005 Frederick Blvd. Saint Joseph, MO 64506 Service Wednesday, July 31, 2019 10:00AM First Baptist Church Savannah 500 E Pawnee St Savannah, Missouri 64485

Posted: Jul 29, 2019 4:19 PM

Diane Gray

Diane Gray, 78, Savannah, Missouri, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019.
She was born on January 16, 1941 in Cainsville, Missouri to Wayne and Pauline Helton, and was raised in Gallatin, Missouri.
Diane was a long-time employee of the Home Bank in Savannah, Missouri.
She loved watching her sons and grandchildren excel in football, basketball, track, volleyball, and fast pitch softball. She also loved cooking for her family and made amazing fried chicken with mashed potatoes and gravy. Diane had a plaque in her kitchen which read “Mimi’s Kitchen, Kids Eat Free.”
She was preceded in death by her parents and former husband Darrel Gray.
Survivors include children; Rodney (Terri), Randy (Kathy), and Russell Gray (Kim), grandchildren; Logan (Andrea), Quinn, Cassie, Drew Gray (Kate), and Hilari McLaughlin (Jordan), greatgrandchildren; Adalynn, Levi, and Whitley Gray.
Farewell Services 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, First Baptist Church, Savannah, Missouri. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 5:00 to 6:30 P.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online guest book and obituary at

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We also have a round of showers and thunderstorms pushing through this morning thanks to a storm system moving through from our north. We'll have another round of showers & thunderstorms move in late Tuesday night into Wednesday as a strong cold front pushes through. Some of these storms could be strong to possibly severe with some hail, gusty winds and heavy rain.
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