OBITUARY: Frances Lucille Ray


Frances Lucille Ray, age 80 of Lebanon, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2023 at her residence.

She was preceded in death by parents, James Bernice and Gracie Lee Jordan; husband, Robert Dempsey Ray; son, Robert Dale Ray; brothers, Bernie Lee Jordan, Kenneth Odell Jordan, Claude Martin Jordan, Thomas Levi Jordan, and Carl Ray Jordan; sisters, Estelle Haralson and Martha Dillahay.

Survived by daughter, Shelia Annette Collins; son, Donald Dempsey Ray; sister, Linda Burnett; sisters-in-law, Virginia Jordan and Frances Jordan; and daughter-in-law, Robbie Ray.

She was a Wilson County School bus driver for 11 years and retired from Ingram Periodicals where she worked in the returns department. She loved her family and enjoyed working in her flowers.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2023 at Partlow Funeral Chapel (233 West Main St.) from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Funeral services will be on Friday, February 10, 2023 at 2 p.m. in the Christian Life Chapel, 105 Hollaway Dr., Lebanon with visitation from 10 a.m. until the service. Bro. Todd Lackey will officiate. Interment will follow in the Caraway Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Austin Jones, Sam Crutcher, Todd Lackey, Edward Dillahay, Eddie Key, and Jason Burnett.

PARTLOW FUNERAL CHAPEL in care of arrangements 615-444-7007


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