Jo Beth ‘J.B.’ Gray
Jo Beth “J.B.” Gray was born Oct. 23, 1956, in Grants, N.M., the daughter of Gerald Evan and Velma Jean (Cantrell) Fields. She died at her Cortez home Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at the age of 56.
J.B. married Carl Lynn Gray on Sept. 26, 1980, in Farmington. For many years, she worked as a nail tech and was also a school bus driver.
Surviving J.B. are her husband, Carl Gray of Cortez; mother, Velma Jean Anderson of Farmington; father, Gerald Fields of Phoenix, Ariz.; daughter, JoAnna Jean Jackson and husband, Billy of Farmington; sons, Lynn Gray Jr. of Farmington, Billy James Gray and wife, Teresa of Albuquerque, and Frankie Allen Gray and wife, Demarie of Farmington; grandchildren, Kayli Jean Jackson, Codi Ray Jackson, Franklin Randall Gray and Elizabeth Marie Gray all of Farmington; step-granddaughters, Mikayla Padilla and Amanda Padilla both of Albuquerque; and step-brother, James Edward Saunders of Farmington. J.B. is preceded in death by her siblings, Gerald, Margaret, Judy, Roxanne, Tina and Jerri.
Cremation has taken place, and no services are being planned at this time.
Arrangements are being made through Ertel Funeral Home.