Theodore Jerry McCray passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2011, at the Jackson County Cancer Center.
He was born October 17, 1952, to Geraldine Barnes Sheard and Charles E. Sheard. His education included Calhoun County schools and he graduated from Florida A&M University. He was a retired math and science teacher in Dade County.
He leaves to cherish his fondest memories a loving spouse, Josephine McCray, of Blountstown; two daughters, Decca H. Mosley (Cardric) of Bristol and Tarsha J.M. Battle (Larramie), of Blountstown; five grandchildren, India Battle, Tjyaa Battle, of Bountstown, Jarian Mosley, Aston Mosley and Shammon Mosley of Bristol; a devoted mother, Geraldine Sheard; two brothers, Myers McCray, (LaWanna) of Royal Palm Beach, Fla. and Ronald McCray of Lake Wales, Fla; one sister, Larraine McCray, Winter Haven; one special friend and brother, Jerry P. McCray (Tiffany), Delray Beach; host of uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 17, at the Blountstown Middle School Auditorium on Pear Street at 1 p.m. CT in Blountstown. The wake will be held Friday, September 16, at St. Paul A.M.E. Church on River St. at 5 p.m. CT.