Nina Rue Ray

A graveside memorial service for Nina Rue Ray, 79, Lawrence, will be 2:00 p.m. Friday at Maple Grove Cemetery in Lawrence.

Mrs. Ray died January 23, 2021, at Advent Health Shawnee Mission.

She was born August 29, 1941, in Flippin, Arkansas, the daughter of Ralph and Amy Dorshea Quarry Davis.

Mrs. Ray worked in home healthcare. She enjoyed keeping in touch with family, taking care of everyone, animals, and watching TV.

She married Bobby Ray, September 27, 1958 in Flippin, Arkansas. He died in 2010.

Survivors include a son, Robert Ray of Lawrence; brothers, Gerald Davis of Mountain Home, Arkansas, Olaf Davis of Mountain Home, Arkansas; sisters, Dorothy Flannigan of Mountain Home, Arkansas, Shirley Lonon of Mountain Home, Arkansas, Wilma Wright of Bonner Springs, Kansas; 7 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sons, Bill Ray, Paul Ray, David Ray, and Gary Allen Ray; brothers, Ralph Davis, Jr., Ermiss Davis; sisters, Betty Ruth Davis, and Anna Sue Clark.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, PO Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.

Messages & Condolences

From Mary I Ray...

I miss u grandma sorry im not there but im there in spirit love u and miss u

From James M Winborn III...

SIH Mother Ray. I will miss you dearly. You have meant the world to me since in met you in 1974. I love you very much and I will never forget you.

From Jana Hitchcock Shaw...

I’m so sorry to hear of Nina passing away. My deepest sympathy. I always had a great time when we came to visit. Good

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