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Gloria Elizabeth Edwards Ray
Courtland High School / Newport News High School Class of June 1943
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
The sad news continues. Gloria Edwards Ray, Courtland High School / Newport News High School Class of June 1943, passed away at her home in Smithfield on Friday, October 23, 2020, just three weeks after her 96th birthday.
From the Daily Press - 10/25/20:
Gloria Edwards Ray
SMITHFIELD - Gloria Edwards
Ray, 96, of Smithfield, VA, passed away at her residence peacefully on
October 23, 2020.
She was preceded in death by her parents Fitzhugh and Hattie Washington Edwards of Smithfield, VA.
Gloria was born on October 2, 1924 in Richmond, VA.
She graduated from Newport News High School.
Gloria was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore B. Ray after a marriage of 68 years.
She is survived by her sons, Rodney W. Ray of Smithfield, VA and Brian P. Ray of New Braunfels, Tx; a grandson, Kenneth P. Ray and wife Erika; great grandson, Patrick A. Ray of Miami, FL; also, many loving cousins and friends.
Gloria was a member of Smithfield Baptist Church. She taught the B. L. Wells
Sunday School Class. She was on various church committees.
She served thirty years as a volunteer at Riverside Healthy Living Community
Our sincerest condolences are extended to Mrs. Ray's family and friends.
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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