Betty Ann Anderson Ray, 78, of Paris, went to be with her Lord & Savior on May 28, 2020, surrounded by her family in her home.
Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 31st, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Sanders & Rev. Ronnie Aubrey officiating. Burial will follow in Knights of Honor Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
Betty was born July 31, 1941, the daughter of Oscar Anderson & Ophelia Andrews Anderson, in Clardy.
Survivors include her husband, Lawrence Ray, two daughters, Amy Reavis & husband T.L. and Melissa Ladd & husband Swede, two granddaughters, Kaitlin Baker & husband Tanner and Kamdyn Ladd, two grandsons, Casey Reavis and Dawson Huie, and a great grandson, Easton Huie along with a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Revis and Steven Anderson.
Betty was a member of the Powderly Church of God.
She graduated from Paris High School in 1959, and East Texas Commerce in 1963. She was a school teacher for several years and then went on to retire from J. C. Penny.
Betty loved going to movies, especially Westerns, going to theatrical productions, loved Jesus Christ, read her Bible daily, loved Texas Rangers Baseball and watched faithfully. She loved eating out, especially desserts! She loved animals, especially dogs. Betty was a natural born nurturer and enjoyed caring for children and anyone in need.
She devoted her life to her husband, children, and grandchildren.
Casket bearers will be: Swede Ladd, T. L. Reavis, Casey Reavis, Tanner Baker, Wayne McIntyre, Temple Ray and Dawson Huie.
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