With the swiftness of God's hand, Sgt. Christopher Frank Gray, age 38, passed into the loving hands of God, this the 30th of April 2013. Chris served the US Army in Germany, Iraq, and Afghanistan with the US Army and National Guard. He was so proud of his tours and protecting our country. Chris is a graduate of Cherokee High School. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, George William "Bill" Gray, Willard and Ruby Sartain; uncle, EJ Sartain; and aunt, Ann Sartain Gilbert. He is survived by his children, Gavyn and Shalyn Gray; mother, Wilma Sartain (Robert E. Sr.) Cambpell; father, Frank Curtis (Donna) Gray; sisters, Chasity (Terry) Seal, Chrystlia (Glen)Deyton, Makyala Gray; grandmother, Pauline Gray; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; special friends, Chase Ellison and Trey Stapleton; and nieces and nephews, Kristen and Dylan Johnson, Lindsey Bell, Shannon and Noah Deyton, and Destiny Seal. Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Stubblefield Funeral Home on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Family and friends will meet in Hamblen Memory Gardens on Friday at 9:45 a.m. for a 10:00 a.m. graveside service. Military Honors will be provided by the TN Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening prior to the services. The family wishes to give a special thank you to the Morristown and Mountain City National Guards. Arrangements are by Stubblefield Funeral Home.