Marilyn Ray

July 11, 1940 ~ February 22, 2021 (age 80)


Mrs. Marilyn Ray, age 80, passed away Monday, February 22, 2021 at Cotton Grove Estates Nursing Home in Jesup, Georgia.

Mrs. Ray was born July 11, 1940 in Denton, Georgia; she was preceded in death by her parents, the late Eddie Lee Ray and Joanna “Josie” Curry Ray and her siblings, Silas Ray, Lona Ray, Alfred Ray, Oliver “Poly” Ray, Eddie Eugene Ray, Clarence A. Ray, Catherine Ray Hester and Beatrice Ray Miller. She was retired from Ocmulgee Tractor Company as a bookkeeper and was a member of Southside Baptist Church.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Union Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Deek Dubberly and Rev. Jeffery Spell officiating.

Pallbearers will be E.H Claxton, Fred Earl Rowell, David Clark, Wayne Kirkland, Darrien Steverson, Blake Claxton, Craig Rowell, Belinda Sellers, Christy Clark, Ray Hester and Chace McLendon.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions, in memory of Marilyn, be made to Cotton Grove Estate Nursing Home, 249 Joe Naia Road, Jesup, Georgia 31545.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Ray family and Wainright Parlor Funeral Home respectfully ask all in attendance to wear a mask and follow the social distancing guidelines set by our local health district and the CDC.


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Graveside Service
February 25, 2021

11:00 AM
Union Springs Baptist Church Cemetery


Cotton Grove Estate Nursing Home
249 Joe Naia Road, Jesup GA 31545
Tel: 1-912-424-6422

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