Mary “Louise” Ray, 73, of Quinlan went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 7, 2015 in Quinlan. Funeral services celebrating Louise’s life will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday July 10, 2015 at Ingram Funeral Home in Quinlan with Judge Hershey Barnett officiating. Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Thursday July 9, 2015. Burial will follow service at Hart Cemetery in Hunt County.
Louise was born August 18, 1941 in Hunt County. She is the daughter of the late Herman and Mary Green. She was raised in the Van Sickle community and graduated from Caddo Mills High School. Louise married Royce Lee Ray on February 5, 1959. They lived in Dallas where she worked as a secretary. In 1974 they moved to Lake Tawakoni. She bought the “Nook” in W. Tawakoni in 1979 and was the owner/operator until her retirement after 20 years. She was also preceded in death by her husband on June 19, 2014, son Stephen Ray in 2001 and granddaughter Stevie Lynn Ray. She enjoyed gardening especially flowers and was an avid Dallas Cowboys and Texas Longhorns fan.
She is loved and will be missed by her son Royce Ray and wife Cynthia of Quinlan; grandson James Herman Ray of Quinlan and numerous nieces and nephews.