Louise W. Ray

Mar 22, 2013

Loving, Devoted Mother

CANTON — Louise Warren Ray, 85, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013, at The Homestead.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late, Lush Baxter and Helen Snyder Warren.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Gilmer Ray, who died in 1996; a sister, Patsy Keener; and a brother, Ralph Warren.  She was a greeter at Walmart and a member of Canton Free Will Baptist Church.

She is survived by a son, James Dennis “J. D.” Ray, of Asheville; nieces and nephews, Marty K. Cherrix, of Atlanta, Georgia, Mary K. Tatham, of Flat Rock, Rosemary Warren Harrison, of Olive Branch, Mississippi, Darlene Warren DeGarmo, of Atlanta, Georgia, and Samuel Warren, of Memphis, Tennessee; and a great-niece, Amy Cherrix of Boston, Massachusetts.

Private services will be held.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.