Kenneth Chalmers Gray
Mildred Elizabeth McPherson
Sandra Sue Gray


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1. Roderick Reid Beecher

2. Gaeturo Charles "Guy" Ripa
3. Givens

Sandra Sue Gray

  • Born: 9 Apr 1940, Butler, Butler, PA
  • Marriage (1): Roderick Reid Beecher
  • Marriage (2): Gaeturo Charles "Guy" Ripa
  • Marriage (3): Givens

   FamilySearch ID: GLF5-9VB.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Fact: Sandra was born premature was caused her mother to die from uremia, 13 Apr 1940, Butler, Butler, PA.

2. Obituary: Sun Herald: Obituary of Renee Elizabeth Beecher on 24 Jun 1975 in Biloxi, Harrison, MS. 1 Renee Elizabeth Beecher, 11, died Monday at 8:30 p.m. at the USA Medical Center, Keesler AFB after being involved in a traffic accident. Friends may call at Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home, Biloxi, from 8 to 10 pm Wednesday. Services will be conducted from the funeral home Thursday at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at SouthernMemorial Park. She was born July 13, 1963, in Mount Clemens, Mich., and was the daughter of Roderick Beecher and Mrs. Sandra Rush, Biloxi, 40 Vandenberg Heights. She lived in Biloxi for five years and was a Baptist. Other survivors include a brother, Bryan; two sisters, Teresa and Shawn, all of Biloxi; her paternal grandmother, Mrs. Mary Beecher of East Springfield, Pa.; maternal grandfather, Kenneth Gray of Renfrew, Penn.

3. Residence: on 24 Feb 1987 in Biloxi, Harrison, MS. 2

4. Newspaper: Sun Herald: Sandra Ripa Seeking Divorce from Gaeturo Ripa, 18 Aug 2003, Biloxi, Harrison, MS. 3

Sandra married Roderick Reid Beecher, son of Calvin Milton Beecher Jr. and Mary Elizabeth Wolf. (Roderick Reid Beecher was born on 14 Jan 1939 in Springfield, Bradford, PA,4 5 died on 27 Dec 2021 in Biloxi: Kessler Air Force Base, Harrison, MS, USA 5 and was buried in Biloxi: Biloxi National Cemetery, Harrison, MS, USA 5.)

Sandra next married Gaeturo Charles "Guy" Ripa. The marriage ended in divorce in 2003. (Gaeturo Charles "Guy" Ripa was born on 9 Jul 1950,6 died on 14 Aug 2016 in Biloxi, Harrison, MS and was buried in Biloxi: Biloxi National Cemetery, Harrison, MS, USA 6.)

Sandra next married Givens.


1 The Sun Herald (Biloxi, MS), 24 Jun 1975, page 2. Obituary of Renee Elizabeth Beecher.

2 The Sun Herald (Biloxi, MS), 24 Feb 1987, page 13.

3 The Sun Herald (Biloxi, MS), 18 Aug 2003, page 14.

4, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 1.

5 "Rieman Funeral Home (Biloxi, MS),"

6 Find A Grave,

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