Nelda Gray passed away peacefully in her home Monday, February 22, 2016 after a long strenuous battle with cancer. Nelda and her family moved to Gainesville in 1977 where she was a hair stylist to many residents in Alachua County. Nelda was a loving and supportive wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She always made it a point to put a smile on every face she encountered. Her love for her family and friends was abundant and pure. Just as the love and admiration we have for her, which will forever be in our hearts. Nelda is survived by her husband of 41 years, Wayne Gray, her son Pat Farmer, daughter in law, Kala Farmer, Stepson Wayne Shipes, her beloved grandchildren, Kimberly Farmer Miller (Joey Miller), Pat Farmer Jr., Cameron Farmer, and Trace McMillan. Great Grandchildren, Rayna Miller, Waylon Miller, Maisyn Miller and Logan McMillan, as well as several nieces and nephews. Nelda was a beautiful lady inside and out. She was a truly a “Cut” above the rest and will be extremely missed by all. Visitation Services will be Thursday, February 25,2016 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Milam Chapel and Funeral Services will be Friday , February 26, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Milam Chapel and burial will follow at Forest Meadows East Cemetery.