Emma Belle Wray

June 24, 1925March 25, 2018

Longtime Bethany resident, Emma Belle Wray, 92, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Sunday, March 25, 2018. Belle was born June 24, 1925 in Bowie County, Texas to William Paul and Bertie Belle (Hunt) Gibson. She was very involved in church throughout her life, and was most recently a member of Christ Legacy Church in Oklahoma City. Belle loved taking care of everyone and was devoted to her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was a wonderful cook and her dressing was the best around. Her loving spirit and generosity will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George Wray; daughter, Sharon Kay Wray; great-great granddaughter, Kimberlynn Paige; 2 sisters and 1 brother. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Mary and James Foster, daughter, Brittani; grandchildren, Deana, Buster, Christi, Robin, and Cassie; great grandchildren, Dylan, Michael, Josh, Raven, Landon, Cash, and Dayton; great-great grandchildren, Trenity, Dominic, Rylan, Addison, Colton, Victoria, Amelya, and Presley; other family members and friends.

Visitation will be 4p-8p Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Bill Merritt Funeral Service. Services will be 10am Wednesday at Bill Merritt Funeral Chapel with Rev. David Brooks officiating.


  • Mark Fisch
  • Michael Fisch
  • Josh Fisch
  • Dylan Jones
  • Donnie Jones
  • Don Roberts


  • Visitation Tuesday, March 27, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Emma Belle Wray

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Megan S

April 11, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss. May the words of our loving heavenly Father bring your family comfort and strength during this most difficult time as He promises to bring our loved ones back to life in a perfect world where there will be no more suffering or death (John 5:28-29 & Revelation 21:4).