Jennifer Marie Bourland Gray, 35, of Salem died Wednesday, Dec. 3, in Springfield, Mo., from injuries following an automobile accident. A kindergarten teacher at Salem Elementary School, she earned a bachelor of arts degree from Arkansas State University and was a member of Immanuel Southern Baptist Church in Salem. She was formerly from Manila where she graduated from Manila High School in 1986.
Survivors include her husband, Ronald Keith Gray of Salem; two sons, James Jerome "J.J," Gray and Riley Keith Gray, both of Salem; her parents, James and Billie Bourland of Jonesboro; and four sisters, Pamela Davis of Statesboro, Ga., Barbara Baker of Manila, Candace Hicks of Lubbock, Texas, and Stacie Berry of Jonesboro.
The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Barker funeral Home in Salem with Alan Winberry officiating. Burial was in the Byron Cemetery.
The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the Arkansas Children's Hospital, 800 Marshall Street, Little Rock 72202 or a charity of the donor's choice.