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Clistie Rosella Marsh Ray, 93
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Clistie Rosella Marsh Ray, 93, of McMinnville (Dibrell community) died Friday, March 15, at River Park Hospital.
She was born June 5, 1919 in DeKalb County and was a homemaker, and a member of New Union the Baptist Church. Mrs. Ray was preceded in death by her parents, I.W. and Rochia Neely Marsh; her husband, Joseph Thurman (J.T.) Ray Jr.; and her sisters, Goldie Baugher and Juanita Young.
Survivors include her children Patricia (Joe) Wright, Delbert (Linda) Ray, and Jerry (Brenda) Ray; grandchildren, Jeri (Bart) Salyer, Seth (Ashley) Wright, LeAnn (Jared) Snow, Kim Ray, and Todd Ray; great-grandchildren, Morgan Burton, Perry Burton, Cassidy Snow, and Ian Snow; one great-great-grandchild, Hazlie Burton; and one great-great grandchild on the way.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Elder Darrell Cantrell will officiate. Interment will follow at New Union Cemetery in DeKalb County. The Ray family will receive friends Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m., and again Monday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Meals On Wheels. Online condolences may be made at
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 17, 2013