August 23, 1935 - April 5, 2022
Laura Gray Osborne, age 86, formerly of Piney Creek, NC passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living in Boone, NC. She was born August 23, 1935 in Smyth County, VA to the late Robert and Emma Evans Farmer. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her sister, Opal Cottrell; two brothers, Sam Farmer and Bill Farmer. She is survived by one daughter, Becky Ferrell and husband James Pierce of Marietta, SC; one son, Franklin Randolph “Randy” Ferrell and wife Mary Jane of Independence, VA; one brother, David Farmer and wife Nettie Lee of Crockett, VA; one sister, Mary Helen Nelson of Independence, VA; several nieces and nephews also survive. Laura Gray was a member of Piney Creek United Methodist Church. She was awarded the Laity Service Award by the Piney Creek United Methodist Church. The award recognizes men and women who have served, often without acknowledgement, in their local churches. Laura retired from Troutman Shirt Company. She loved knitting, crocheting, gardening, canning and being surrounded by family and friends. The family requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service to honor the life of Laura Gray at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 15, 2022 at Piney Creek United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made to the Piney Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Sara McMillan, 1297 Garvey Road, Piney Creek, NC 28663 or flowers are appreciated. The family would like to extend heartfelt thanks to the staff of Medi Home Hospice of Alleghany, Amorem Hospice, Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living Community, Piney Creek UMW, David and Mary Jones, Steve Arnold and family, Jason Arnold, Reverend Jack Tookey, and Reverend Billy Norris. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving Laura Gray’s family and if you wish, online condolences may be submitted to the family at www.grandviewfuneralhome.com.
Laura Gray Osborne, age 86, formerly of Piney Creek, NC passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living in Boone, NC. She was born August 23, 1935 in Smyth County, VA to the late Robert and Emma Evans Farmer. In addition... View Obituary & Service Information
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