Barbara Ann (Pearden) Ray

Born: Mon., Aug. 25, 1941
Died: Sun., May 12, 2013


1:00 PM to 2:45 PM, Wed., May 15, 2013
Location: Vidalia Chapel

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Wed., May 15, 2013
Location: Vidalia Chapel

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Mrs. Barbara Ann Ray, age 71, of 674 Coogan Williams Road, Vidalia, died late Sunday evening, May 12, 2013 at Community Hospice of Vidalia after an extended illness.

Mrs. Ray was a native of Jasper, GA and had lived in Vidalia for the past 30 years.  She was a homemaker and a member of Rock Springs Holiness Baptist Church.

Mrs. Ray was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie A. Ray, in 1994.

She is survived by two sons; Danny Key of Woodstock, GA and Roy Key of Adairsville; two daughters, Wanda Champion of Cohutta, GA and Charlotte Foskey of Vidalia; two step-sons, Danny Ray of Valdosta and Phil Ray of California; two step-daughters, Sheila Knight of Valdosta and Talisa of Jacksonville FL; one sister, Barbara Jean Barnett of Oakborough, NC; twelve grandchildren and eight great grand-children.

Funeral Services for Barbara Ann Ray will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 3:00 PM at Ronnie L. Stewart Funeral Service Chapel of Vidalia with Reverend Roy Grimes, Reverend Junior Rowe and Reverend Bill Vansant officiating.  Interment will follow in Snow Hill Community Church Cemetery near Glenwood.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1:00 pm until the hour of the service.

Ronnie L. Stewart Funeral Service of Vidalia is in charge of funeral arrangements.  On-Line condolences may be offered at

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Loretta Edge
   Posted Mon May 13, 2013
So sorry to hear this .I know she has been sick for a long time. I know no words at this time can heal your hurt. See you again at weight Watchers

Cyndy Hadnot
   Posted Mon May 13, 2013

Thinking of you and your family. Call if you need me.


Joyce and George Foskey
   Posted Mon May 13, 2013
Charolette, I was so sorry to hear about the death of your mother. you will be in my prayers. It is never easy to loose someone so close to you. God be with your family through this.

Patrick Holcombe Fluffy Deacon Park Street Baptist Church
   Posted Mon May 13, 2013
Sorry can not be there in person but will be there in pray
Love ya'll

J Charles and Janeth Coleman
   Posted Thu May 16, 2013
Charlotte and Billy, So sorry to hear about Mrs. Ray's passing. We are praying for you and if there is anything that we can do please let us know.

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