Thursday, May 17, 2007

Marie Ray, 86, of Wheaton, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2007, in Cox Monett Hospital, Monett.

She was born September 2, 1920, in Barry County, Missouri the daughter of Floyd Lee Mack and Rosa Ellen (Hollabaugh) Harader. On September 15, 1948, she was united in marriage to W.C. Ray, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Louise McCracken and two brothers, William and Willard Harader.

Survivors include:one son, E.L. Ray, of Wheaton; one daughter, Ellen Schoen, of Mt. Vernon; one brother, James Harader, of Wheaton; five grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. She received her education in Wheaton and was a graduate of Wheaton High School. She was a farmer most of her life and had also worked several years in a Cassville dry cleaners. She was a member of the Wheaton United Methodist Church and Muncie Chapel Cemetery Association.

Funeral services were held Saturday in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Rev. Steve Martin conducted the services. Burial was at Muncie Chapel Cemetery, Wheaton.

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