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Virginia “Jennie” Ray

August 24, 1922   -  November 3, 2004

The Dallas New Era
Thursday November 11, 2004
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Ms. Virginia “Jennie” Ray Passes

Ms. Virginia Margarette “Jennie” Ray, age 82, of Hiram, Georgia passed away November 3, 2004 at WellStar Paulding Nursing Unit.

Ms. Ray was born August 24, 1922 in Fulton County, Georgia, daughter of the late Alfred Y. and Doris (Hames) Ray. She worked as a Beautician and was a member of the Pentecostal Faith. Jennie attended the Georgia School for the Deaf in Cave Springs, Georgia and later graduated from Molar Beauty College of Atlanta. She was employed by salons in Buckhead and Atlanta.

She survived by her brother, Mr. and Mrs. Bill (Margaret) Ray of Hiram; two sisters, Mrs. Rosalie Carter of Dawsonville and Mrs. Mary Sheffield of Lithia Springs; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Mrs. Ramonia “Duck” Dunton and three brothers, Fred A. Ray. Grady Lee Ray and Wyatt Howard Ray.

Graveside services were conducted on Saturday, November 6, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. John Miles officiating. Pallbearers were Bryon Ray, Tony Ray, Lee Ray, Jason Ray, Chris Ray and Terry Bowen.

Benson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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