Eva ‘Charlotte’ Gray Tidwell

EVA ‘CHARLOTTE’ GRAY TIDWELL, 78, went to be with the Lord Friday, Dec. 31, 2021. Charlotte was born Sept. 16, 1943, to the late Earl and Alta Glover Gray. Also preceding her in death were brothers Kenny, Tommy, and David Gray; and longtime companion Elbert Hughes.

Charlotte loved her family, her pets, loved to travel, shop, and weekly trips to the beauty shop. Charlotte was a hard worker, loving and devoted sister, and aunt with a heart of gold. She will be greatly missed by her family and all the lives she impacted in her 78 years on earth.

She is survived by her brother Sammy Gray and sister Cindy (Mike) Massey; nieces and nephews Brandon (Daphney) Massey, Kristen (Kirk) Ingram, Kacey (Chris) Lykens, and Ethan Gray; great-nieces and great-nephews Tailor (Tristin), Skylar, Tucker, Lila, Kollyns, Preslie, Brinklie, Dane, Spencer, and Oliver.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, Jan. 5, at Lemley Funeral Home, from 11 a.m until noon. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Lemley Funeral Home at noon with Bro. Gregg Armstrong presiding. Burial will follow at Bethlehem Cemetery in the Dallas/Selfville community. Asked to serve as pallbearers are Sammy Gray, Mike Massey, Brandon Massey, Kirk Ingram, Ethan Gray, and Tucker Massey; honorary pallbearers are Willie Jennings and Taft Willingham.

-obituary written by family