- July 23, 1947 - January 6, 2013
- Indianapolis, Indiana
of Ann's Passing
Share This Obituary
Message from the Family
Thank you to all of our friends and family for their love and support in this difficult time. We invite you to enhance Ann's page with pictures and stories of your time with her. -The Gray Family
Arrangements made by
Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center Broad Ripple
1305 Broad Ripple Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46220
Profile of Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center Broad Ripple
View Phone Number
Receive Obituary Notifications by Email
Memories & CandlesPrevious
“I just learned of Ann's passing and am truly saddened. Although I have not seen Ann in years, it is still as though it were yesterday when we were...Read More »
1 of 34 | Posted by: Gwen Barnett - Evansville, IN
“I went to UE with Ann. We had fun times in Moore Hall. Ann was always a happy and fun person. We had traded Christmas cards over the years. When...Read More »
2 of 34 | Posted by: Bev Alles - Jasper, IN
“To Dick, Justin, and Jenna,
Ann graced the Indian Creek office with great poise and professionalism. She was a valued member of our team for many...Read More »
3 of 34 | Posted by: Dennie Brooks - Fishers, IN
“Mrs. Gray was always a welcoming smile when a child or parent entered the front office at Indian Creek. She knew our names and "stories." The front...Read More »
4 of 34 | Posted by: Michael, Tricia, David, Daniel, Laura Hurst - IN
“I have such fond memories of Ann with Barbara and good times. I am so very sad to hear of Ann's passing.
5 of 34 | Posted by: Joan Hurley - Sellersburg, IN
“You can't think of Anne without smiling. She always had the warmest smile as she saw you approach. She was a role model for me as a wife and mother...Read More »
6 of 34 | Posted by: CindySwider and Family - IN
“Ann has touched so many, many lives. I was blessed to teach with her at Stony Creek at the beginning of my career. Her organization, insight, and...Read More »
7 of 34 | Posted by: David Welch - Anderson, IN
We are so saddened to hear of your loss. I have many fond vacation memories of Ann and the Spring Break Group. Our hearts are with...Read More »
8 of 34 | Posted by: Scott & Kari Kuper - Fishers, IN
“Dear Irv, Dick, Justin, Jenna, Marilyn, Peter, Al and families.
I am very sorry for your loss of your lovely Ann.
I am grateful for the times I...Read More »
9 of 34 | Posted by: Judith Grissmer - Charlottesville, VA
“I am so sorry for your loss. Ann graced life with beauty and peace. May each of us have one tenth of these gifts she made present for us.
Ann...Read More »
10 of 34 | Posted by: Jane Grissmer - Washington Grove, MD
“Dear Gray Family,
We met Dick through business, but it wasn't long before he introduced us to Ann. We shared similar interests, and eventually...Read More »
11 of 34 | Posted by: Bill and Deb Williams - IN
“Ann was a woman I had heard about for years from Barbara Lewis. Barbara brought Ann to my home for us to finally meet face-to-face. John Watts and...Read More »
12 of 34 | Posted by: joyce Watts - mundelein, IL
“I remember Ann from when I moved to Noblesville as a young child and was in Marilyn's class in school. We all grew up together. After college, Ann,...Read More »
13 of 34 | Posted by: Marilyn Keenan
“I am so sorry for your loss. I only knew Ann from the time my son Matthew attended Indian Creek. We, along with hundreds of other families, greatly...Read More »
14 of 34 | Posted by: Sally Richardson - Indianapolis
“The Gray family,
From the first time we met Ann while living across the street in Eagle Nest we have always had a very close relationship with...Read More »
15 of 34 | Posted by: Jeff and Susan Rucker - IN
“Dear Gray family,
I have such great memories of Ann! Teaching with her was a joy at Stony Creek- she always had such great insight into her...Read More »
16 of 34 | Posted by: Carol Land - Noblesville, IN
“Our condolences to the Gray family - Dick, Justin, and Jenna. Ann was a great person, swim Mom, and friend.
Anna and David Rust
17 of 34 | Posted by: Anna Rust - Fishers, IN - Friend
“So saddened by the passing of our friend Ann. May the Lord bring peace to all the Gray family during this difficult time.
Gary and Linda Gibboney
18 of 34 | Posted by: Gary Gibboney - Indianapolis, IN
“I had the great pleasure to work with Ann at Indian Creek when I worked there. She always had a smile on her face and was so warm and friendly! My...Read More »
19 of 34 | Posted by: Barbara Tatman Young - Calais, ME
“I will always remember Ann as the sweetes and most loving neighbor. She was so positive and gracious! She was one of the few people our son felt...Read More »
20 of 34 | Posted by: Elizabeth Becker - Eden Priaire, MN
“In honor of Ann Gray.
Justin- you, Laura and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
21 of 34 | Posted by: Rikki Baldwin - CHICAGO, IL
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. Ann was such a warm and kind lady .It was our privilage to know her.
22 of 34 | Posted by: mari williams - Indianapolis, IA
“Sally and I were so sad to learn of Ann's passing. She was always smiling and so much fun to be with. We feel lucky to have know her. Dick, you ...Read More »
23 of 34 | Posted by: Mark and Sally Dinwiddie - IN
“Please accept my condolences on the loss of Ann. I remember her well as being a happy, positive, caring older sister to my classmate, Marilyn. I...Read More »
24 of 34 | Posted by: Kristen Foland Sullivan - FL
“I am so saddened to hear this news. I baby sat for Justin and Jenna when they were 5 or 6 years old and I was just a kid myself at 12. I loved this...Read More »
25 of 34 | Posted by: Lisa Williams Burgess - NC
“Dear Dick - I am so sorry to hear about Ann. When you and I spoke last week, life was good and you were so looking forward to retirement with Ann. ...Read More »
26 of 34 | Posted by: Anna Rust - Fishers, IN - Friend
“Dear Dick, Jenna, Justin, and families,
Our family is so very sorry for the loss of your Wife and Mother, Ann.
When our lovely young daughters...Read More »
27 of 34 | Posted by: Cheryl - Indianapolis, IN
“The Eicher-McColl family will be keeping your entire family in our thoughts and prayers.
Brysten, Chris & Pamela
28 of 34 | Posted by: Pamela Eicher - Noblesville, IN
“My memories of Ann always include her warm, quirky smile, sparkling eyes, and an easy genuine kindness. She had a fun sense of humor, and was...Read More »
29 of 34 | Posted by: Beth Lively - Noblesville, IN
“Individuals come in/out of your life. We were blessed to have had Ann a part of our lives through the years.
Ann provided such laughter and...Read More »
30 of 34 | Posted by: Denise & Terry Castelli - IN
I was very sad to hear of Ann's passing. She was always gracious and kind to everyone she met. She will be missed but I know her...Read More »
31 of 34 | Posted by: Patti Davis - Indianapolis, IN
“Dear Gray Family,
Knowing your mom was a joy. She was often there when we would visit with our aunt Barbara Lewis. Even this summer, we phoned her...Read More »
32 of 34 | Posted by: Becky Meyer (Lanzito) - Fox Lake, IL
“Dick and family,
We are so sorry for your loss of a beautiful wife and mother. She was a lovely person! We know she will be missed by all who had...Read More »
33 of 34 | Posted by: Mark and Debbie Midkiff - IN
“Dear Gray Family,
There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and...Read More »
34 of 34 | Posted by: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers - IN
Ann H. Gray
65, Indianapolis, passed away January 6, 2013. Ann was born in Noblesville, IN on July 23, 1947 to parents, Irving Maxwell and Rachel Waltz Heath. Ann earned a bachelor's degree from University of Evansville and a master's degree in education from Ball State University. During her career she worked as a teacher in Noblesville schools and an office assistant for Lawrence Township Schools. She was a member of Noblesville First United Methodist Church, where she married her husband of 34 years, Richard Gray.
Ann was preceded in death by her mother, Rachel. She will be lovingly missed by her husband, Richard Gray; children, Justin (Laura) Gray and Jenna (Tyler) Perdue; father, Irving M. Heath; sister, Marilyn Heath (Peter) Johnson; brother, Ralph Heath; and many other loving family members and friends.
A memorial service commemorating Ann's life will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2013 at Noblesville First United Methodist Church , 2051 Monument Street, Noblesville. Friends are invited to join the family for a celebration of life gathering following the service at Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center 1305 Broad Ripple Avenue Indianapolis, IN from 4-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial contributions be made in Ann's honor to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation at www.themmrf.org
Notifications of donation can be sent to:
7857 Clearwater Cove Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Upcoming Funeral Services
Oaklawn Memorial Gardens
9700 Allisonville Road Fishers, IN 46250