OBITUARY

Bernice Ray

January 11, 1933April 12, 2019

In loving memory of Bernice Baker Ray born January 11th 1933 and departed this life April 12th 2019. Bernice or Necie, as known by her family, was a dedicated mother first and foremost. She treasured her children and grandchildren and embraced every moment with them. She especially loved her role as "mamaw." She had a vicarious personality and always made people around her laugh. She made friends everywhere she went. She is the loving and devoted wife of Jack Ray and mother to Sherry Gooch, two sons: Dana Baker and Steve Baker; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews; two sisters: Elizabeth Marcum, Linda Barnes; and two brothers: Billy Doyle and Jasper Doyle.

Family and friends are invited to attend her visitation on Sunday April 14th from 9:00am to 10:00am. Funeral service at 10:00am to be held at Memphis Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens located at 3700 North Germantown Pkwy in Bartlett, TN.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast cancer foundation: https://www.komen.org/Donate/Donate.html

  • FAMILY

  • Jack Ray, Husband
  • Sherry Gooch, Daughter
  • Dana Baker, Son
  • Steve Baker, Son
  • Five (5), Grandchildren
  • Eleven (11), Great-grandchildren
  • Elizabeth Marcum, Sister
  • Linda Barnes, Sister
  • Billy Doyle, Brother
  • Jasper Doyle, Brother

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Family Will Receive Friends Sunday, April 14, 2019
  • Funeral Service Sunday, April 14, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Committal Service
REMEMBERING

Bernice Ray

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Connie Barton

April 13, 2019

All family l'm so sorry, praying for your comfort ! We know she is with Jesus! I've got such good memories of Bernice, l was a teenager and growing up at Woodlawn Terrace . Bakers and Goldens were such good examples of young married Christains working with the young people! The Lord has blessed me so much my whole life for putting great roll models like Bernice and Bro. Ray in my life ! Thank you for your love of Christ and sharing it with others, you've been a blessing to many ! Connie ( Dunagan) Barton

Biography

In loving memory of Bernice Baker Ray born January 11th 1933 and departed this life April 12th 2019. Bernice or Necie, as known by her family, was a dedicated mother first and foremost. She treasured her children and grandchildren and embraced every moment with them. She especially loved her role as "mamaw." She had a vicarious personality and always made people around her laugh. She made friends everywhere she went. She is the loving and devoted wife of Jack Ray and mother to Sherry Gooch, two sons: Dana Baker and Steve Baker; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews; two sisters: Elizabeth Marcum, Linda Barnes; and two brothers: Billy Doyle and Jasper Doyle.

Family and friends are invited to attend her visitation on Sunday April 14th from 9:00am to 10:00am. Funeral service at 10:00am to be held at Memphis Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens located at 3700 North Germantown Pkwy in Bartlett, TN.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast cancer foundation: https://ww5.komen.org/Donate/Donate.html