Exie E. Ray, 91, of Paris, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020, at Stillhouse Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center.
Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled graveside services for noon on Tuesday, Sept. 15th, at Providence Cemetery with Josh Ray officiating. A formal visitation isn’t scheduled, however, friends may pay their respects at the funeral home through Tuesday morning.
Mrs. Ray, the daughter of Archie Ringwald & Clara Erwin Ringwald, was born Aug. 18, 1929, in the Manchester Community of Red River County.
She worked as a telephone operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone before beginning a career with Sears-Roebuck where she retired. Exie was a faithful member of First Baptist Church where she taught First Grade Sunday School for many years. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 489, Paris, TX 75461.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Hal Ray, on May 26, 2014, her parents, Archie & Clara Ringwald, and her sister, Mary Couch.
Survivors include three children; Mike Ray & wife Terry, Tim Ray & wife Linda, and Terri Long & husband Dawl, grandsons; Chris Long & wife Angie, Clint Long & wife Lisa, Josh Ray & wife Janelle, and Adam Ray & wife Kristin, granddaughters, Kelli Clemons & husband Andrew, and Kaydee Ray along with ten great grandchildren and a host of friends.
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