April 1, 1942
Man Who Served With Lee Dies At Age of 92
Johnson City - Funeral for James Gray, 92, last Confederate veteran in Washington county, was to be held today at the Gray Station Baptist church with the Rev. A. J. Watkin, Jefferson City, the Rev. John Bowery, Bristol and the Rev. H. M. Carder of Fordtown in charge.
(From Times' State News Service)
Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Vertie Gray; one daughter, Miss Alice Gray; one step-son, Charles Erwin; one step-daughter, Mrs. Roy V. Murray.
Mr. Gray was a native of Dickenson county, Va., the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Gray.
He entered the War Between the States at the age of 14 and served with General Robert E. Lee. He was 16 years old when Lee surrendered at Appommatox Courthouse.