Alice B. Ray

Published 9:03 am Monday, August 26, 2013

AHOSKIE – Alice “Faye” Baker Ray, age 66, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2013 at Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital. She was born on March 6, 1947, the daughter of the late Alice Brown and Louis Durwood Baker.

She was a member of Ahoskie Free Will Baptist Church. Mrs. Ray was a secretary/book keeper for Commercial Ready Mix for many years. She loved reading, sewing, gardening and was a great cook. Mrs. Ray loved children and was very involved in children’s ministry for the church. She truly loved her family; children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Mrs. Ray was also an organ donor.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her sister, Linda Baker Bowen; and her brother, Louis Durwood Baker, Jr.

She is survived by her husband, Hansel Ray of the home; three sons, David Ray and his wife, Tamara, of Pine Level, NC, Tommy Ray and his wife, Shyrel, of Winton, and Mike Ray and his friend, Wanda, of Colerain; one sister, Becky Lassiter and her friend, Wilbur Garner, of Woodland; four grandchildren, Ethan and Gabrielle Ray of Pine Level, and Chad and Jason Ray of Ahoskie; nieces, Mandy Vann and Ann Wells, and a nephew, Phillip Bowen.

The Celebration of Life Service was held on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Ahoskie Free Will Baptist Church in Ahoskie with the Rev. Jeff Cockrell officiating. Burial followed at Ahoskie Cemetery, Ahoskie.

Memorial donations may be made to Ahoskie Free Will Baptist Church, Youth Department, 500 Kiwanis Street, Ahoskie, NC27910.

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