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In Memory of

Verlee Rush Ray

February 15, 1917 - May 7, 2014

Obituary



Mrs. Verlee Rush Ray, of Atlanta, passed away Wednesday evening, May 7, 2014 at the age of 97. She was born on February 15, 1917 in Memphis, MO to the late James E. Rush and Beulah Cassingham Rush. Mrs. Ray moved to Longview, TX where she spent much of her life with her husband of 59 years, William Haskins Ray. She was a retired school teacher and former member of the First Baptist Church of Longview, which she cherished deeply. Mrs. Ray is survived by her granddaughter, Cara L. Lindell of Atlanta; grandson...


Mrs. Verlee Rush Ray, of Atlanta, passed away Wednesday evening, May 7, 2014 at the age of 97. She was born on February 15, 1917 in Memphis, MO to the late James E. Rush and Beulah Cassingham Rush. Mrs. Ray moved to Longview, TX where she spent much of her life with her husband of 59 years, William Haskins Ray. She was a retired school teacher and former member of the First Baptist Church of Longview, which she cherished deeply. Mrs. Ray is survived by her granddaughter, Cara L. Lindell of Atlanta; grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Eric H. and Betsy Lindell of Hattiesburg, MS; great-grandchildren, Soren R. and Lorelei V. of Hattiesburg, MS; one brother, James A. Rush of Sun City, AZ; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service for Mrs. Ray will be held on Saturday, May 10, at 2:00 PM, in the chapel of H.M. Patterson and Son, Oglethorpe Hill Chapel, followed by a private burial. A memorial fund has been set up in Mrs. Ray’s name at First Baptist Church of Longview, 209 E. South Street Longview, Texas 75601.