Jimmy Neil Gregory, 75, of Stony Point, N.C., passed away Sunday, January 23, 2022, at Iredell Memorial Hospital in Statesville, N.C.

Jimmy was born January 25, 1946, in Iredell County and was the son of the late Arthur Glenn Gregory and Dela Goble Gregory. He was a graduate of Celeste Henkle High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was married to Mary Faye Hammer Gregory, who survives. Together they were members of Beulah Baptist Church, and he was the owner of Gregory’s Photography.

In addition to his wife, Jimmy is survived by three sisters, Marie G. Houston of Statesville, Shirley G. Shaver of Statesville, and Wanda G. Potts of Statesville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Billy Ray Gregory, Espy Paul Gregory, and Glenn Arthur Gregory; and three sisters, Jean G. Parker, Margaret G. Ashley and Betty G. Lippard.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 28, 2022, at Beulah Baptist Church with Rev. Brian Burgess officiating. Burial will follow in the Temple Baptist Church Cemetery in Stony Point with Rev. Bill Mason officiating. The family will visit with friends on Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.

Memorials may be made to Purple Heart Homes or The Gideons International. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.troutmanfuneralhome.com.

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.

21 thoughts on “Jimmy Neil Gregory

  1. Steve and Tootsie Morrison says:

    Faye: Steve and I are so sorry to learn of Jimmy’s passing. We are praying for you.

  2. Faye: I am so sorry to hear of Jimmy’s passing. I have lots of memories of things we did with the two of you. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Teresa Seal

  3. Marcia Marlowe says:

    Faye: I am so sorry to see this I did not know about it. I will be joining with all the prayers that I know are going up for you. Ann & Leon

    • Wanda Price Harrington says:

      Faye, so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during the days to come. May God’s peace be upon you and give you great comfort.

  4. Faye, all of the members of the Sigmon family of Terrell, NC and Okmulgee, Oklahoma join together in sending our sincere condolences on the passing of Jimmy. The photo shoots that the two of you took, and the time we spent together on those occasions were very special. Our prayers are with you in your loss. Steve & Dana Sigmon

  5. Alan and Teri Beam says:

    Oh my goodness, Faye. So very many prayers for you. You two were just the best together. May God hold you extra tight to him.

  6. I have enjoyed years of working side by side with Jimmy. He always brought a smile to my face. His faith always shined on his face. Jimmy did our wedding and was always a gentleman. Faye: I love you both and I pray for peace and comfort during this time.

  7. Sandra And Mike Benfield says:

    Faye, we are so sorry to hear this. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.🙏🏻❤️

  8. Faye, so sorry to hear about Jimmy. Praying for God’s peace for you at this time and in the days ahead.

  9. Faye: So sorry for the loss of sweet Jimmy. He was such a sweet man, and I will always remember his smile. Prayers. Vickie Kress

  10. Frank and Beverly Deal says:

    Faye: Frank and I are so very sorry to hear of Jimmy’s death. Y’all were a part of Frank’s parents’ 40th anniversary and of course class reunions. These special memories will live in our hearts forever. Frank and Beverly Deal

  11. Faye: I’m so sorry for your loss of Jimmy. I have a lot of memories of you at work and your photography of my son’s wedding. Praying for you. Let God be your strength. Love You Praying ❤️🙏

  12. Darlene & Kevin Huffman says:

    Faye: I’m so sorry to see this. He was so sweet. I will never forget the beautiful pictures he did for our wedding. We will be praying for you and the family. Love you, Ms. Faye!!!!💕💕

  13. Faye: Thinking of you at this time. Jimmy was one of the kindest and most gentle men I have ever met. Prayers for you:)

  14. Our prayers and love. So sorry for your loss. May God grant you peace. Roger and Audrey Crid

  15. Faye: Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I will always remember Jimmy’s smile. David will be at service. I am sad to say I won’t be able to come, but you’re in my thoughts and prayers.

  16. Heather Pannell Herbert says:

    Faye, Tyson and family: I was so sorry to hear of Jimmy’s passing. We had the pleasure of seeing him many times at Gregory’s. He always had a smile on his face. I’ll be praying and thinking of you all during this time. He will be missed.

    Heather Pannell Herbert

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