Lisa LaGail Ray

January 21, 1965June 17, 2018
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Lisa LaGail Ray was born January 21, 1965 in Dallas, Texas to parents Billy Wayne and Dolores (Upson) Byers and entered eternal rest on June 17, 2018 at the age of 53. Lisa was a big hearted, adventurous, take charge, firecracker of a lady that kept her family close to her heart. Lisa was married to James Ray in June of 1982. They were blessed with a boy and a girl which gave them grandchildren to call her Nawny. She loved animals, traveling, the beach and to be outdoors: hunting, fishing and boating. Lisa was an amazing lady that will be missed tremendously by all who knew and loved her.

Lisa is preceded in death by her Dad Billy Byers, father-in-law Billy Ray and grandson Garrett Hicks.

She is survived by her loving husband James Ray of Kemp, daughter Ashleigh Ray of Mabank, son Chris Ray and spouse Andrea of Minot, ND, grandchildren; Lauren, Brody, Hudson, Wyatt, Cash and Camden, sister Vicki Elam and spouse Jim of Trinidad, mother Judy Byers of Kemp, mother-in-law Peggy Ray of Kemp, other loving family members and many more friends.

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  • Visitation Wednesday, June 20, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, June 21, 2018
  • Committal Service Thursday, June 21, 2018

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Lori Williams-Huffhines

June 21, 2018

So sorry for your loss, the love of your life. Growing up 1/2 mile from Lisa, I remember her spunky personality. Take care,

Cathy Brower DeMar

June 21, 2018

So sorry for your tremendous loss..Lisa's infectious smile &.beautiful eyes were surpassed only by her amazing Spirit. I knew her from high school and had some great times with her all thru the years.Random hugs when we would see one another in our small town.May God hold you tightly..You will see Lisa again some sweet day.

Donna Culver

June 20, 2018

James ,Ashleigh and Chris,
We are heartbroken for your loss! We will be praying for you all. We Love y'all
Andy and Donna Culver

jewell hughes-pirtle

June 20, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss, My prayers go out to the family . God Bless

Ginger Hutchings-Brockway-Hughey

June 19, 2018

I am so sorry to hear about Lisa and so sorry for your loss. Living right down the road from her in Styx, we had a lot of great times on the school bus and just hanging out after school and we just always had a lot of fun together.

Thinking of all of you,
Ginger (Hutchings-Brockway)Hughey

Paul Thomas

June 19, 2018

James and family,
So sorry to hear about Lisa’s passing. We are praying for the Lord’s comfort and peace in the days ahead.
We love y’all
Paul and Pam

Patti Woolever

June 19, 2018


I am so very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family during this time of great sadness.


Kathy Anderson

June 19, 2018

Please know that I am holding you up in prayer as you go through this difficult time. I know that only time and God's help will guide you through all of this.