Terri Gray's Update

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Friday, May 05, 2006


Theresa “Terri” Lynne Gray
1961 – 2006

Theresa “Terri” Lynne Gray passed away Sunday, April 30, 2006 after a 35 month battle against inflammatory breast cancer at her home in Lompoc with her husband and mother by her side. She was 44 years of age.

Born December 28, 1961 in Redwood City, California to Robert and Susan Julian, Terri was a graduate of Sonora Union High School. She served in the US Army as a Medical Specialist from 1980 to 1983. She came to Lompoc in 1988 and was a member of Lompoc First Assembly of God. She was a writer and author and recently completed her autobiography titled Of Fairy Tales and Happily Ever Afters: My Story of Breast Cancer.

Terri is survived by her husband of 24 years, David Gray of Lompoc, daughter, Jennifer Gray of Lompoc, son, Christopher Gray of Lompoc, parents, Robert and Susan Julian of Sonora, brothers, Stuart Julian of Lolo, Montana, Brian Julian of Pocomoke City, Maryland, Sean Julian of Kingwood, Texas, and Kevin Julian of Tangent, Oregon, and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visitation was held on Wednesday, May 3, 2006 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Starbuck-Lind Mortuary. The celebration of life service was held 11:00 am on Thursday, May 4, 2006 at the Trinity Church of the Nazarene. Pastor Ron Gravell of the Lompoc First Assembly of God officiated. Interment with military honor guard and taps followed in the Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery. A U.S. flag was presented to David Gray.

Memorial donations may be made to the Spina Bifida Association of America, 45 MacArthur Blvd., NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC, 20007-4226, The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Lompoc, 604 East Ocean Ave., Suite A, Lompoc, CA 93436, Attn: Mellissa White, or the IBC Research Foundation, 321 High School Road NE, #149, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.