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Carole L. Ray


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Carole L. Ray Obituary
Carole L. Ray
PEORIA - Carole Louise Ray, age 75, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Carole was born on May 30, 1943, in Decatur, IL, a daughter of Cletus A. and Pauline A. (Pickens) Nuxoll.
Carole worked at Crossroads Press until her retirement. She was a former member and employee of St. Anthony's Church in Effingham. She was a member of St. Mark's Catholic Church of Peoria, the Ladies Sodality of Effingham, the Red Hat Society and the Mark McGuire Pack and was a die-hard Cardinals fan.
She is survived by one daughter, Laura (John) Kelly of Peoria; fiancé, Delbert Morgan of Peoria, formerly of Effingham; one daughter-in-law, Kim Ray of Franklin, TN; four grandchildren, Blair (Andrew) Larson, Rachel (Steve) Wilson, Sloan (Justin) Pultar and Sarah Ray; four great-grandchildren, Stella, Olive, Arden and Henry; one brother, Jim (Charlene) Nuxoll of Houston, TX; and two nieces, Michelle and Nicole.
Carole was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Gary Ray.
A memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 12, 2019, at St. Mark's Catholic Church in Peoria, with a half hour prior visitation. Fr. Richard N'guta will officiate. Cremation rites have been accorded and burial of cremains will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, January 14, 2019, at St. Anthony's Cemetery in Effingham, IL.
Memorials may be made to donor's choice of charity.
Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences at www.wrightandsalmon.com.
Published in Peoria Journal Star from Jan. 9 to Jan. 11, 2019
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