Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Morrison Gregory, 70, a resident of Belington, went home to be with the Lord early, Saturday morning, Nov. 16, 2019, in the Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown. Although she had been in declining health, death was unexpected.
She was born on Aug. 15, 1949, at Glasgow, Kentucky, a daughter of the late William and Evelyn Morrison Goree.
On March 7, 1970, she was united in marriage to Rev. Downing Gregory, who survives at their home.
In addition of her husband, she is survived by one son, William Edward Gregory and wife, Crystal, of Belington; and one daughter, Anna Marie Crawford and her husband, Jason, of Martinsburg; one brother, William “Butch” Morrison of Houston, Texas; and one sister, Wanda Goree Murphy and husband, Floyd, of Mobile, Alabama.
Also surviving are seven grandchildren, Payton, Ethan, Ryan and Colin “Gio” Gregory, all of Belington, and Jackson, Jude and Amelie Crawford, all of Martinsburg.
Mrs. Gregory attended the schools of Alabama. She was a homemaker and a member of Faith Way Baptist Church, where she served as church secretary for many years. She also taught Sunday school and was involved with the camp and children ministries and was instrumental in all other aspects of the church’s ministry. She loved the Lord and had a deep love and care for children. She loved and was loved by all. She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her.
Friends will be received at the Talbott Funeral Home 56 N. Brandenburg Street in Belington on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m. On Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, she will be moved to the Faith Way Baptist Church, where Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., when services will be conducted from the church with the Rev. Mike Dombrosky (Missionary to the Haitian People) officiating and assisted by Faith Way Baptist Pastor Aaron Dowler, the Rev. Scott Hall and Rev. Mike Calhoun. Interment will follow in the Faith Way Baptist Cemetery near Belington. In lieu of flowers the family asks that expressions of sympathy be made in the form of contributions to Missionary Mike Dombrosky c/o Faith Way Baptist Church P.O. Box 26 Philippi, WV. 26416.
Condolences can be made to the family at www.talbottfuneral home.com.
The Talbott Funeral Home of Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Morrison Gregory.