CONCORD Claudia LeAnn Gray, 27, of Concord, passed away suddenly, Friday Aug. 30, 2019, in a tragic car accident. She was born June 8, 1992, in Mecklenburg County to Jackie Gray of Concord and Tammy Gray of Kannapolis. LeAnn is survived by her minor son, River Lane Beal; her loving fiancé, Jesse Beal; brother, Christopher Mark (Monica) Gray; nephews, Carson and Beckham; grandmother, Roxann Starnes; godparents, David and Lori Hampton; Jackie's partner, Sharon McInnis; a very special great-aunt, Marie Deal; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandparents; George Aldridge Jr., Mamie and Claude Gray; and cousin, James Earl Arthur. LeAnn was a 2010 graduate of Central Cabarrus High School. She was an active member of Midland Fire Department and also worked as a server at Logan Road House. In her free time, she loved spending time with her son. She enjoyed singing karaoke, watching Netflix, sleeping and eating chicken nuggets. Funeral services for LeAnn were held Tuesday, Sept. 3, at New Gilead Reformed United Church, 2400 Old Salisbury-Concord Rd. in Concord. The family received friends from 12 to 1:45 p.m., with the funeral service at 2 p.m. Burial immediately followed at Cabarrus Memorial Gardens, 3892 Hwy 73 E. in Concord. In lieu of flowers, the family ask donations be made to River Lane Beal Trust Fund c/o Cabarrus Funeral Cremation & Cemetery, 3892 Hwy 73 E., Concord, NC 28025, Attn: River Lane Beal. Cabarrus Funeral Cremation & Cemetery of Concord is serving the Gray family. Online condolences can be sent to

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