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Obit: JoANNE RAY

Obit: JoANNE RAY

May 12th, 2019 in Obituaries

ASHDOWN, Ark.—JoAnne Ray, 71, of Ashdown died Saturday, May 11, 2019. Ms. Ray was born May 14, 1947, in Wilton, Ark. She was a pharmacy tech and a member of First Baptist Church, Wilton, Ark. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Trey and Amy Nixon of Texarkana; one daughter and son-in-law, Jody Nixon and Patrick Patton of Ashdown; one brother, Randy Murchison of Magnolia, Texas; three sisters, Jean Thompson, Shelia Sharp and Jackie Walker of Ashdown; one special friend, Brenda McKean Dorough; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Madden Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.