Frances S. Ray

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  • "Carma texted me tonight and told me about Aunt Frances. ..."
    - Donna Mason
  • "Norris and Monte, I am so sorry for your loss."
    - Carol Travis-Butler
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Service for Frances S. Ray, 93, will be today at 2 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home with the Rev. Wade Acton and the Rev. Jacob Sims officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. The family will receive friends today from 12-2 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Ray passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Survivors include two sons, Norris Ray (Monte), of Piedmont and Bruce Ray (Janice), of Auburn; a daughter-in-law, Elaine Ray, of Piedmont; one sister, Doris Westbrooks, of Manchester, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Pallbearers will be Eric Ray, Andrew Ray, Casey Lipscomb, Jon Everly, Robin Roberts and Rodney Lipscomb. Honorary pallbearers will be Jason Coats, Dave Robinson and Kurt Lipscomb. Mrs. Ray had been a lifetime member of Piedmont Cumberland Presbyterian Church where she had served in many areas of the church. She was a homemaker, loved her family , was an avid gardener and seamstress. She was a former employee of Lawtex and Fort McClellan. She was preceded in death by her husband, Savage Ray; son, Wayne Ray; parents, Frank and Rossie Stewart; a brother, Sparks Stewart and a sister, Bessie Reedy. The family wishes to extend a special thank you for the exceptional care provided by the 9th floor nurses at Gadsden Regional Medical Center and Southern Care Hospice. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Piedmont Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 23478 AL Hwy 9 North, Piedmont, 36272.
Published in The Anniston Star on Mar. 8, 2014