Lois Mae Piper-Gray
COLONIAL BEACH, Va. - Lois Mae Piper-Gray, 74, of Colonial Beach, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at the Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg.
Born Feb. 17, 1945, in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late John M. and Marrietta (Wilson) Piper. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Jack, Donald, and John "Randy" Piper.
Lois was a 1963 graduate of Fort Hill High School. She grew up in Spring Gap, and was an active member of Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church. She went on to work for the federal government for many years, until her retirement. After moving to Colonial Beach, Lois attended Oak Grove Baptist Church, served as madam president of the Colonial Beach Eagles, and was a member of the American Legion.
She was a loving mother, sister, and grandmother, who absolutely adored her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her cat, Ricky. She loved to dance and cook, and she had a wonderful sense of humor.
Lois is survived by her husband, Alton Gray Jr.; daughter, Kathy J. Fullen and husband, Larry, of King George; grandchildren, Larry Jr., Robert, Thomas, Jenna, Michael, Katie, Shandi, and their spouses; sister, Barbara Piper Giles, Ocean City; brother, Kenneth Piper and wife, Barbara, Texas; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., is entrusted with arrangements.
A graveside service will be conducted at Mt. Tabor Cemetery, Spring Gap, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Charles Riggleman officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Lois' name may be made to Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church, Attn: Pastor Charles Riggleman, 18605 Oldtown Rd., SE, Oldtown, MD 21555.
Condolences may be left at www.ScarpelliFH.com.
Published on January 11, 2020


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Betty Keller Berry
Jan 12, 2020
Deepest sympathies to the family. I went to Ft. Hill and graduated with Lois. A great lady who will be missed.