Alda Raye Wynn McDougal LUBBOCK- Alda Raye Wynn McDougal, 98, passed away Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 in Lubbock. Alda Raye was born Oct. 22, 1914 in Estelline, Texas to Clyde and Mabel Wynn. She was married to Chester McDougal for 57 years. She moved to Hockley county in 1929 and Lubbock county in 1986. She was the Postmaster in Smyer for 25 years from October 1954 to February 1980. Alda Raye was a member of Smyer First Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday School teacher for 57 years and church clerk for 40 years. Alda Raye was currently a member of First Baptist in Lubbock. Alda Raye is survived by two sons, Harvey and wife LaVelle of Joshua, Texas, and Delbert and wife Carolyn of Lubbock; sister, Lena Faye Miller of Odessa; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; four sisters; and three brothers. Funeral services will be today, Feb. 26, 2013, at 3 p.m. in Resthaven's Abbey Chapel with visitation just prior to the services. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park. Memorials are suggested to go to the Lubbock Area Foundation. Condolences may be offered at www.resthavenfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Feb. 26, 2013