Clifford Monroe Ray

April 8, 1944 ~ September 19, 2021 (age 77)


Mr. Clifford Monroe Ray, age 77, passed away September 19, 2021 at his home in Hazlehurst, Georgia.


Mr. Ray was born April 8, 1944 in Hazlehurst to the late Emmett and Margie Graham Ray. Mr. Ray is also preceded in death by sister: Evelyn Swain and brothers: Eugene Ray and Bobby Ray. Mr. Ray was a Veteran of the United States Army. He enjoyed carpentry, photography, fishing and riding his tractor, cutting grass. He was previously employed with Thompson Hardwoods and a member of First United Methodist Church of Hazlehurst.


Survivors include: his wife, Jane Ellison Ray of Hazlehurst; sons; Andy Ray of Atlanta, Eric Ray (Rose) of North Carolina, Ben Ray of Atlanta, Christopher Neil Smith (Beverly) of Kentucky, and Richard Neil Smith (Angel) of Lumber City,  Grandchildren: Dia Ray, Evan Ray, Adam Smith, Rachel Strader, Austin Smith and Kristen Smith.


 A memorial service will be held Monday, September 27, 2021, at 11:00 am in the chapel of Wainright Parlor Funeral Home with Rev. Allen Hartwell officiating.


The Ray family and Wainright Parlor Funeral Home respectfully ask all in attendance to continue to follow the social distancing guidelines set by our local health district and the CDC.


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Memorial Service
September 27, 2021

11:00 AM
Wainright Parlor
3 East Odom Street
Hazlehurst, GA 31539

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