Joanne Louise Wray
March 19, 1956 - June 9, 2014
Joanne Louise Wray, 58, a life-long resident of Modesto, CA passed into eternal rest on June 9, 2014. She was born in Modesto, CA on March 19, 1956 to Lowell and Cora June Eller. Joanne graduated from Davis High School in 1974. She married Greg Wray of North Manchester, IN on December 28, 1973. In 1979, they started their own small business, Motor Motion Automotive, in Modesto, CA where they worked side by side for 35 years. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Greg Wray; their three children Jolene Corkwell (Patrick), Dana Gish (Jonathan), Caleb Wray (Lexy Harrington); and three grandchildren Judah Corkwell, Carter Gish, and Dawson Wray; her mother, Cora June Eller; siblings, Tom Eller (Betty), June Gish (Darrell), Jane Peters (Doug), Ben Eller (Debbie); and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. She is preceded in death by her father, Lowell Eller and mother-in-law, Darlene Wray. Viewing will be from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Salas Brothers Funeral Chapel, 419 Scenic Dr., Modesto, CA 95350. Services will be held Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Wood Colony Hall, 3549 N. Dakota Ave, Modesto, CA 95358.
Published in the Modesto Bee from June 12 to June 14, 2014
Salas Brothers Funeral Chapel Inc
419 Scenic Dr Modesto, CA 95350