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Betty (Smith) Wray Obituary
Wray, Betty (Smith)
83, of Phoenix, AZ passed away on June 5, 2016. She was born in Peoria, AZ on April 30, 1933. Betty was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She was a strong, beautiful woman of faith, whose infectious smile and laughter will live on in the hearts of everyone who knew her. She set the bar high as a prime example of how to be a mother with unconditional love that will always be treasured as one of our countless precious memories. She was one of ten children born and raised on a cotton farm in Peoria, AZ. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Bob Wray of 48 years and is survived by her son Bill Wray (Claire), 4 daughters Mary Overman (Steve, deceased), Leona Nichols (Tom), Diane Laws (Tony) and Holly Townsend (Jim), 10 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren (plus one on the way), 4 siblings and many nieces and nephews. She is also preceded in death by her parents, Holly and Leona Smith of Peoria, AZ, and 5 siblings. Memorial arrangements will be announced at a later time. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Banner Alzheimer's Institute and .
Published in The Arizona Republic on June 12, 2016
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