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Ms. Shashana Genette Gray

January 21, 1982 ~ January 2, 2022 (age 39)


Shashana Genette Gray, a mother of 2, and long-term resident of Atlanta, GA died unexpectedly on January 2, 2022 at the age of 39 in her home.

Shashana is survived by the father of her children, Elliott Woods; her two children Shanaiyah Olivia Briana Gray and Saniyah Elizabeth Angelica Gray; and her siblings, Jimmy Gray, Laura Gray-Sorton, Francine Gray, Maxine Gray, and Bernice Gray, and Kenneth Mack; her only brother-in-law, Bevis Sorton; her sister in-law, Didi Gray; and her nieces, Nyomi Sorton, Erica Alyx Gray, and Savannah Sorton. She is predeceased by her mother, Marion Lee Gray; her father, George William Gray; and her grandparents.

Shashana was born on January 22, 1982 and raised in Brentwood, New York. A jack of many trades, Shana studied at Job Corps for a number of years to get her certifications in culinary, nursing assistance and cosmetology. She then worked many jobs in different states including New York, Massachusetts, Missouri and Georgia. On May 12, 2016 and September 21, 2017 respectively, she welcomed her two beautiful daughters, who were her absolute world. 

Shana was not only a devoted mother, but a devoted friend and a light to everyone she met. Everyone she meets has been touched in some way by her bright, outgoing personality and her protective, caretaking nature. She loved the arts and loved to draw, sing, and dance. She was just as bold as she was beautiful and was always ready to tackle something new. Her go-getter spirit was contagious, just as her laughter was, which made it impossible not to smile whenever she was around. She was also devoted to God and belonged to the “River of Life” church in New York before “Church on Street” in Atlanta where she did volunteer work and participated in numerous church activities. She will be deeply missed by her family, friends, co-workers, and all who had the pleasure of meeting her. 


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January 10, 2022

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Atlanta Chapel
923 McDaniel ST SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30310

Graveside Service
January 11, 2022

10:00 AM
Lakeside Memorial Gardens
7780 Ono Road
Palmetto, Georgia 30268

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