Laura Jean Gray was born September 2, 1979 in El Dorado Springs, Missouri at 7:02 am to Mark and Paula (Wareham) Gray. She passed away December 8, 2016.
She went to school in Appleton City, Missouri for 13 years, graduating with the class of 1997. Laura spent her life making friends and doing for others, devoting her time to her children, family and friends. She loved spending time on her porch in the presence of loved ones. She loved to cook, sew and garden. Laura was very involved in her kids sports and school activities. She had a passion for life that was immeasurable. Everything she did, she did with love.
Laura was preceded in death by her grandparents, Blane Gray (Cocky), Jeanne Wareham and best friend Dusty Schell.
She is survived by her parents, Mark and Paula Gray; companion Jeremiah Johnson; daughter Gabby McNary; 3 sons Blane and Dalton Shonfelt and Cole Johnson; sister, Sarah Gray; grandmother, Jo Gray, other relatives and many, many friends.