LEBANON -- A celebration of fife service has been scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, February 6 at the Sellars Funeral on the Baddour Parkway for Ms. Ray, 48, of Lebanon.
A courageous and spiritual woman of the Pentecostal faith, she died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009, following a four-year battle with cancer.
Visitation is set for 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home Services will be conducted by Brother Daniel Stirnemann, Brother George Wallace and Brother Brad Brandon.
Private family interment to follow in Wilson County Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: sons Michael P. Illobre of Nashville and Stephen (Brandy) Illobre of Lebanon; father Paul Ray of Lebanon; siblings Danny (Lynn) Ray and Paul H. Ray -- both of Mt. Juliet; Tim Ray, Richard Ray and Rita F. Ray -- all of Lebanon; as well as a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Ina Mae Ray.
Special thanks to her caregivers, Wayne and Betty Smith and Odyssey Hospice nurses Tony and Marilyn.
Arrangements by Mount Olivet Funeral Home & Cemetery and Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon.