Obituary: Kayze Danielle Gilstrap

March 30, 1994 – September 16, 2019

Kayze Danielle Gilstrap, 25, of Bedford, passed away Saturday, September 14, 2019, in Columbus. 

Born March 30, 1994, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Pamela (Bruce) Ray and Stacy Gilstrap. 

She worked at Catalent in Service and Support.

She is survived by her mother, Pamela (Bruce) Ray; daughter, Jozelynn Gilstrap-Crail; sister, Kihya Chasteen; nephew, Korbyn Banks; step-brother, Jason Ray; step-sister Nichole Carlisle; grandparents, Ruby Chasteen, Donald (Vickie) Chasteen, Nana Zelma Ray; uncles, Michael Boruff, Chad Gilstrap; aunt, April Stroud; great-aunts, Frieda Brugger, Marilyn Sullivan; great-uncles, Harold Smith, Charles Chasteen; as well as several cousins.

Kayze is preceded in death by her father, Stacy Gilstrap; grandmother, Sheila Gilstrap and grandfather, Gabe Ray. 

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at 6 p.m. with Rev. Kevin Andry officiating at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the service hour at the funeral chapel.

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