Gay Sperry

of Idalou,

February 21, 1937 - August 12, 2010

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Gay Sperry of Idalou departed this life on August 12, 2010 at the age of 73. She was born February 21, 1937 in Hall County to the late Lon & Gertie McKay. She married Ray Sperry July 23, 1954 in Hobbs, NM. They moved from Lubbock to Idalou in 1961 where she worked as a hairdresser until retiring in 1978. She was a member of the Idalou Church of Christ.

Those left to cherish her memory are one daughter, Susan Kirk of Idalou; one son, Steve Sperry of Idalou; two brothers, Dwight of Amarillo and Trent of Quitaque; seven sisters, Margie Purcell and Shorlett Kemp of Albuquerque, Theresa Gregory of Lorenzo, Doris Davis of Amarillo, Devorah Justus of Slaton, Renee Dudley of Quitaque, and Gwen Martin of Lubbock; five grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

Mrs. Sperry is preceded in death by her husband; two sisters, Juanita Lane and Bonnie Geisler; and two brothers, Bud and Gary Lynn McKay

The family will greet friends at White Funeral Home in Idalou on Saturday, August 14th, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, August 16th, 2010 at the Idalou Church of Christ. Interment will follow at the Idalou Cemetery.

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8 Condolence(s)
marquita gilbert emery
Abernathy, TX
Tuesday, September 28, 2010

I am so sorry to read of your and your families are on my mind and in my prayers!!!

Staci House
, TX
Tuesday, September 28, 2010

I met Mr. & Mrs. Sperry my first year out of nursing school working East 3 which was the renal floor at Methodist Hosp. I grew to love them both. Mrs. Sperry was such a support for him. My condolences to your family. God bless you.

Lubbock, TX
Tuesday, September 28, 2010


Cotton and Avis Bradshaw
Mt. Vernon, MO
Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Through a long-time work relationship at Pioneer Natural/Energas Company, Ray and Gay both became very special and significant in our lives. Gay had a laughter that came from the depths of her spirit and heart and when it reached her sweet face, it bubbled life over to the rest of us. I remember that so well and can hear it now. Time and distance often seperates friends, but thankfully the memories in our hearts are embedded there forever, and we have them for both Gay and Ray. May the peace and rest of God be your comfort in these days.

Midwest Post Office
Lubbock, TX
Tuesday, September 28, 2010

We are sending the family our thoughts, and prayers. May the Lord comfort your family upon the loss of your dear loved one. We will continue to pray for your family, and ask the Lord to carry your family through the days ahead. Midwest Post Office

Kathy Jackson
Idalou, TX
Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Kathy Jackson and Sloan Jackson

Chris Sperry
Houston, TX
Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Steve/Susan I miss you guys, I'm sorry to hear but your mother. Aunt Gay was always a treat to be around. My mom (Dianne) said to send her condolences as well. I pray that God conforts you and your family during this time. know I love you both!!!!! I think you you often and smile when I do. God bless both of you. Chris

Melinda Parish-Miller
, TX
Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Susan and Steve, Your mother was a beautiful woman who made the lives of those around her happier. I hope her memory and her touch that lives in her children and grandchildren will comfort you. Love and prayers, Melinda