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Dorothy L. “Dot” Hitchcock Wray, 92
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Dorothy L. “Dot” Hitchcock Wray, 92, of Delphi, died Saturday, June 22, at 3:20 p.m. at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. 

She was born Jan. 12, 1927 in Campaign, to the late Leonard and Julia Hash Hitchcock. Her marriage was to Richard L. “Dick” Wray in Delphi on Jan. 24, 1943 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 12, 1993. She attended Laurel Creek grade school near McMinnville, and attended Delphi High School on Monroe Street. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Laurel Creek Baptist Church in McMinnville and attended Delphi United Methodist Church for many years. She was the former chair for the Carroll County Chapter of the American Heart Association since 1992. She was an avid reader, enjoyed her flower gardens, was an awesome cook, and loved to cook her weekly lunch for her grandson’s. She dearly loved her family, and the many gatherings they would share. 

Surivors include daughter Christina “Tina” Tyner of Delphi, son Richard Scott and Tami Wray of York, S.C., sister Faye Underhill of Monticello, sister in law Susan Hitchcock of Delphi, brother in law Bill Bewley of Waco, Texas, four grandsons, six great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter Dawn, son-in-law Robert Tyner, brother Larry Hitchcock, two sisters Helen Orr and Arminda Bewley, brothers-in-law Gerry Underhill and Jack Orr. Services: 

Friends may call Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Abbott Funeral Home, Inc., in Delphi. Funeral service is Thursday at 11 a.m. at Delphi United Methodist Church with Rev. Todd Ladd and Benjamin Beeks officiating. She will lie in state at the church from 10 a.m. until her funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Masonic Cemetery, Delphi. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or Delphi United Methodist Church. Make online condolences at

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 26, 2019