Mary Joyce (Neely) Gregory

August 15, 1931 ~ September 7, 2022 (age 91)


Mrs. Mary Joyce (Neely) Gregory of Raeford went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at Magnolia Gardens in Southern Pines, NC.

Mrs. Gregory was born in Lovington, N.M. on August 15, 1931, to the late Clint and Cora (nee Watson) Williams and was adopted by Everett Neely and Beulah (nee Huffman) Neely.

She was preceded by her husband of 52 years, Dawson Gregory.

Mary was a loving and caring wife, mother, and grandmother.

She is survived by her brother Ralph Williams of Kansas City Kansas, her son, Kenneth D. Gregory of Raeford, her daughter and Byna McLeod nee Gregory of Ft. Walton Beach, FL. Three grandchildren, James David Gregory of Fort Walton Beach, FL., K.W. Dawson Gregory of Raeford, Dustin Gregory, also of Raeford, and two great-grandsons, Garrett Gregory, and Wyatt Gregory.

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