Tifton Gazette


January 25, 2014

Clovis Amelia Kelley Ray

SYCAMORE — Clovis Amelia Kelley Ray, 81, of Sycamore passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Tift Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services were held Saturday at Perry Funeral Chapel in Ashburn. Interment followed at Bethel Baptist Church cemetery.

The daughter of the late Qunnie Capitol Kelley and Myra Alice Knowles Forshee, Mrs. Ray was born in Dothan, Ala. and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. She was a retired nurse’s aide from Tift Regional Medical Center. She has resided in Turner County since 1968, moving from Miami, Fla. She enjoyed reading, crocheting and spending time with her family. Mrs. Ray was the widow of Hugh Everett “Dick” Ray. She was also preceded in death by her son, Steven Schley; her daughter, Valeria Schley; and a granddaughter, Savanah Weeks.

Survivors include her daughters, Debbie (Teddy) Fletcher of Sycamore and Myra (David) Weeks of Crosland; her grandchildren, Kelley (Peter) Wilson of Sycamore, Kristy (Jon) Penuel of Barney and Jacob Weeks of Crosland; and two great-grandchildren.

Also surviving is her sister, Irma Carney of Tampa, Fla.

You may sign the online guest book and share your special condolences and memories with the family by visiting Perry Funeral Chapel’s website at www.perryfuneralchapel.com.

Perry Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

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