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Tameka L. Gray, age 36

Tameka L. Gray, age 36, of Maumelle, Arkansas passed away on January 26, 2024. She was born in El Dorado, Arkansas on January 13, 1988 to Demetrius D. Gray and Melissa Fern (Sturgis) Gray.

Tameka is preceded in death by her great-grandparents Levell and Quintilla Jackson and Howard Gray; grandparents Lamos Sturgis and Julia Lee Moore Sturgis; uncle Julian Sturgis; aunt Wanda Lee Watson; aunt Deborah Sturgis Newton; aunt Marilyn Cameron.

She is survived by her parents Demetrius Gray and Melissa Gray; siblings Nicholas Johnson and Domanic Gray; nephew Ky-Mani Johnson and niece Ivy’anna Johnson; grandparents Cedrick and Shirley Clark, Howard Gray, and Kathy Johnson; special friends Melissa Clayton and Collin Akins; along with a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Lolita Hearns Posted January 31, 2024 7:30 AM

    So sorry for your loss, praying for you and your family. We have a connection that goes back for years so I’m only a phone call away, it don’t get to early or to late I’m here for you. Love you guys so much prayers are going up.

  • Karen Wolfe Posted January 31, 2024 8:30 AM

    So sorry for your loss…. I can’t imagine. My thoughts and prayers are with you (Melissa) and your family❤️❤️❤️

  • Summer Sewell Posted February 4, 2024 9:37 AM

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Praying for you all❤️

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