James W. "Jim" Ray, age 91, of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Sunday, April 3, 2022, at Southern TN Regional Health System in Lawrenceburg, TN. He was a native of Lawrence County, TN, retired janitor from Ethridge School, and a member of Pleasant Valley Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Ida Blair Ray; his wife, Lillian Sue Gwin Ray; three brothers, Herman Blair Ray, Barry Allen Ray, and Raymond Perk Ray; one sister, Minnie Jo Ray; and one daughter, Esther Belle Ray.
He is survived by one brother, Charlie Dean Ray of Lawrenceburg, TN; one niece, Nedra F. Wright of Lawrenceburg, TN; one nephew, Raymond Allen Ray of Columbia, TN; several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are being handled by Neal Funeral Home, 231 N. Military Avenue, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 3:00 PM Wednesday, April 6, 2022. Interment will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens in Lawrenceburg, TN. The family suggests memorials be made to Pleasant Valley Church of Christ.
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