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Betty Ruth Davis Ray

November 9, 1934 ~ March 25, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Betty Ruth Davis Ray Obituary

Betty Ruth Davis Ray, age 88, of Columbia, TN passed away Saturday, March 25, 2023, at her residence.  She was a native of Waynesboro, TN, retired from Ford, and of the Baptist Faith.  She had a love for gardening, quilting, fishing, camping, and spending time with her family. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Andy Marvin and Delcie Katherine Gobbell Davis; her husband, Howard Glenn Ray; four brothers, Ross Davis, Ray Davis, Reece Davis, and Rex Davis; one grandson, Rick Thomas; and son-in-law, Keith Ebert.

She is survived by two sons, Roger Ray (Paulette) of Waynesboro, TN and Larry Ray (Angie) of Lawrenceburg, TN; four daughters, Julie Ducharme (Greg) of Howell, MI, Pam Ebert of Columbia, TN, Patricia Portis (Ed) of Warren, MI, and Karen Crews (Rex) of Columbia, TN; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-six great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are being handled by Neal Funeral Home, 231 N. Military Avenue, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at Neal Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 1:00 PM Wednesday, March 29, 2023, with Tim Ray officiating.  Interment will follow at Memorial Gardens in Waynesboro, TN.  

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March 28, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Neal Funeral Home
231 N. Military Avenue
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

Funeral Service
March 29, 2023

1:00 PM
Neal Funeral Home
231 N. Military Avenue
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464


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