Mildred Ann Gray
Published 8:37 am Friday, November 12, 2010
Name: Mildred Ann Gray
Residence: East Pavilion nursing home, Franklin
Spouse: The late B.C. Gray
Number of children: Seven
Church affiliation: Courtland Baptist
If I could change my name, Id make it: I wouldn’t
People say I look like: My aunt whom I am named after
Favorite Movie of all time: “Gone With the Wind”
TV show I never miss: “CSI”
The secret to happiness is: Positive attitude
I wish I knew how to: Bring peace to the world
Song I’d love to sing karaoke to: “I Will Always Love You.” Whitney Houston and Dolly Parton sang it
If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Campbell’s vegetable soup, key lime pie and watermelon
Three words that best describe me: A friendly, good listener who does not gossip.
One superpower I wish I had: I wish I could snap my fingers and do things for folks.
Literature on my nightstand: The Tidewater News
My proudest achievement: Raising seven kids without them getting into trouble
My most humbling moment : When the doctor told me my oldest daughter was going to live.
My most recent trip: To the mountains.
My life won’t be complete until: I make peace with everyone
My friends think I’m: Always there for them
I really lose my cool when: I see someone talking down to others or putting people down.
Favorite Color: Pink
The best life lesson I’ve learned and who taught me: To keep quiet and listen. Marjorie Tomlin
Best decision I’ve made in life: Coming to East Pavilion
Local charitable or non-profit organization I wish more people would support: Multiple Sclerosis
What gives me the blues: Rainy days
My best childhood memory: Living on Camp Lane as a child and climbing piles of lumber to sit with 10 friends and watch the traffic go by.