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Winnie Lou (Cady) Ray

March 2, 1936 ~ April 17, 2019 (age 83)

Winnie Lou Cady Ray, age 83, passed away on Wednesday April 17, 2019 at Southern Senior Living following an extended illness. Mrs. Ray was born on March 2, 1936 in Douglas, Georgia the daughter of the late Paul D. Cady and Annie Mae Little Cady.

She was a retired accountant with Fleetwood Homes and Design Space and was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Mrs. Ray was preceded in death by three sisters, Fannie Ruth Weeks, Chris Purvis and Carolyn Wright and a brother, John Lawton Cady.

Survivors include her husband, Claude Ray of Douglas, GA; two sons, Juran Ray of Douglas, GA and “Buddy” Ray (Becky) of Knoxville, TN; six grandchildren Madison Ray, Michael Ray and Taylor Ray all of Knoxville, TN, Mandy Ray Adams (Josh) of Perry, GA, Zach Ray and Cady Ray both of Douglas, GA; great grandchild, Emma Grace Adams of Perry, GA; two sisters, Lois Mills of Douglas, GA and Faye Adams of Douglas, GA; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 2:00p.m. Saturday April 20, 2019 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Douglas, GA with Bishop Michael Jackson presiding over services. Interment will follow at Tanner Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6pm until 9pm at Sims Funeral Home.

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Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.

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