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Carissa Mary Gray

September 4, 1985 — February 15, 2023

Carissa Mary Gray


Carissa Mary (Beilman) Gray age 37 passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2023. She was born on September 4, 1985 in Hays, Kansas to Gene and Celina (Walters) Beilman.

She was a homemaker, and attended Hays High School. Carissa enjoyed making bierocks, baking the girls their birthday cakes, listening to music and dancing. She loved bird watching, cats, firepit nights, the color green, going for drives, and tire burnouts. Most of all loving her Three Beautiful Girls.

Survivors include her children, Maia Gray, Ruby Gray and Devon Gray, all of the home; her former husband, Derek Gray, Hays, KS; her parents, Gene and Celina Beilman, Hays, KS; her sisters, Natasha Fernandez and husband, Brentos, Chicago, IL; Nicole Callahan and husband, Mike, Shawnee, KS; Chelsea Beilman, Lenexa, KS; her uncles, Mick Beilman and wife Jeannie, Broomfield, CO; Paul Beilman and wife, Sharon, Las Vegas, NV; Jim Beilman, Topeka, KS; Chris Beilman and wife, Theresa De Soto, KS; Bernie Beilman and wife, Jeanette, Topeka, KS; Marvin Kuhn and wife Mary, Victoria, KS; her aunts, Clarita Beluscak, Northglenn, Co; Laurie Toepfer and husband, Phil, Hays, KS; Bertha Brungardt and husband, Chris, Victoria, KS; Teresa Briggs, Reading, KS; her nephew, Jasper Fernandez; her nieces, Riley and Brooklyne Callahan.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ben and Irene (Romey) Beilman; Francis Red" and Pauline (Leiker) Walters; her uncles, Francis Walters Jr; Dwight Walters; her aunt, Bernita Kuhn

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 A.M. Monday, February 20, 2023, at Saint Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church, 2901 East 13th Street, Hays, Kansas with Father Damian Richards Officiating.

Inurnment will be in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Hays, Kansas.

The family will receive friends from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. Monday, at Saint Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church.

In Lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials made payable to: Western Kansas Therapy Associates in care of the mortuary.

Services are entrusted to Clines-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 East 22nd Street, Hays, Kansas, Kansas 67601.

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