OBITUARY

Judith Anne Ray

August 30, 1943April 14, 2019
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Judith Anne Ray, age 75 of Ansonia, Ohio passed away at 2:50 PM Sunday April 14, 2019 in the Upper Valley Medical Center Troy, Ohio. Judy was born August 30, 1943 in Jay County Portland, Indiana and the daughter of the late Alva and Mirel (Smiley) Sommer.

She was retired from the Walmart Store of Greenville where she had been employed for 11 years.

Judy was very active and enjoyed many different things such as knitting, cooking, going camping, gardening and canning, horseback riding, water skiing, riding on the motorcycle with her husband and playing the Accordion. Of course spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren was very special to her.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brother Thomas Sommer and his wife Patsy.

Judy is survived by her husband Richard D. Ray of Ansonia. They were married December 19, 1964. Also children Vickie (Charles) Adams of Painter Creek, Dixie (Clint) Zeiler of Ansonia, Dean (Virginia) Ray of Lexington, KY. and Kirk Ray and Lora Miller of Mobile, Al.; grandchildren Ashley (Dustin), Jessica, Erika (Chase), Curry (Mikayla), Katelyn, Meaghann, Alyssa, Abigayle and Ethan; great grandchildren Carter and Kenlee; sisters Carol (Jon) Meeks of Indianapolis, IN. and Sylvia Vaugh of Lafayette, IN. her beloved Pug dog “Izzy” as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday April 18, 2019 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Dale Boeger officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 12 noon until time of the services in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Cincinnati, Ohio.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, April 18, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 18, 2019
REMEMBERING

Judith Anne Ray

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April Kelly

April 18, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Vickie and your family. Judy was a wonderful lady. She will be missed. Love John , April and Justin Kelly

Twila Blowers

April 17, 2019

My condolences to the family. We met only a few times but you were very kind. God has gained another angel in heaven. Please God, give the family you leave behind, the strength to go on without you until you meet again. Sending prayers and hugs 🙏💔😢

Ina Hermes

April 16, 2019

I am so sorry to hear that Grandma, as I was proud to call her, passed away. She and Grandpa gave me an amazing time in the States and I wish I would have had more time to reconnect with her. Grandma was an amazing person, who was so kind to me when I needed it the most. Her little messages she sent me from time to time always brought a smile to my face. Again, I am very sorry to hear she has passed away, and my thoughts and prayers are with her family. Ich denke an euch <3
In sorrow,
Ina

Mike Ray

April 16, 2019

I'm so sorry for being a jerk. If I could take it all back i would. I wish i would have given you more of a chance. I do love you more than i can say.
I wish i would have told you while you was still here.

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