VERNICE RAYSeptember 10th, 2021 | Paid Obituary
Mrs. Vernice Ann Ray, 68, of Texarkana, Texas died Sunday, September 5, 2021 in a Texarkana, Texas hospital. Mrs. Ray was born December 27, 1953 to the late Anice and Bernice Ray. She was a member of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church where she loved to sing in the choir. She was preceded in death by her son, David Ray, Jr. , her common-law husband, David Joseph Warren and eight brothers and four sisters. She is survived by one son, Charles Ray, Texarkana; daughter, JoAnna Ray, Texarkana; three stepdaughters, Quoyetta Henson, Texarkana, Tonekia Warren, Dallas, TX and Viesta Bailey, Fresno, CA; two sisters, Debra (Billy) Rembert of Texarkana and Okie Jean Ford, Camden, AR; special granddaughter whom she raised, Joyciana Ray; number of grandchildren, great-grands, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. The viewing for Mrs. Ray will be 10:00-11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Chapelwood Memorial Garden. A graveside celebration of her life will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Chapelwood Memorial Garden with the Rev. Alford Ray officiating. Interment will follow in Chapelwood Memorial Garden under directions of Lyles Funeral Home, Inc. Online registration at www.lylesfuneralhomeinc.com. PLEASE WEAR MASK!