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Obituaries

Obituaries

Goldie Irene Tate Ray 1912 - 2006

Graveside services for Goldie Irene Tate Ray, 94, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Maple Grove Cemetery.Mrs. Ray died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Aug. 6, 1912, in Beverly, Mo., the daughter of Richard and Mattie May Tate.She was a homemaker and worked with her husband on the family farm. She attended Clinton Parkway Assembly of God Church in Lawrence.She married Lenard James Ray on Aug. 3, 1929, in Oskaloosa. He died in July 1998.Survivors include two sons, Bobby and Donald Ray, both of Lawrence; 17 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; 25 great-great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-great-grandchildren.Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive them from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.The family suggests memorials to the Goldie Ray Memorial fund, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.