Barbara Gray, LVN retired from North Runnels Hospital November 2, after over 42 years of nursing.

Barbara Gray, LVN retired from North Runnels Hospital November 2, after over 42 years of nursing. Fellow employees honored Gray with a dinner at the hospital to celebrate her retirement. Many co-workers described her as selfless, dependable, caring, generous, and a friend.

Employees and colleagues said she always went the extra mile whether she was taking care of a patient or helping a co-worker with a task. They added that Gray "was a friend to all and it will be hard for North Runnels Hospital to replace such a caring nurse." Bobbie Collom, director of nursing, left, presented Gray, right, with a plaque for her years of service to the hospital district.