Nita Lea Ray

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Nita Lea Ray, 84 of Edmond, OK passed away on March 6, 2016 in Edmond, OK. She was born August 25, 1931 in Paden, Oklahoma to Arkadelphia Heiskill Haney and Bryan Haney.

She married Roy B. Ray, Sr. on September 28, 1949. Nita worked as an OB Tech at Baptist Hospital. She also worked at the Dairy Queen in Edmond, OK. Her hobbies included, sewing, crocheting, and being with her grandkids. She was a member at Heritage Baptist Church and a member of the solo club.

She is survived by her children, Patricia Sims, Edmond, OK; Pamela Geurin, Sulphur, OK; Roy B. Ray, Jr. and Bonnie, MWC, OK; and Randy and Cheryl Ray, MWC, OK; Brother, Ray Dean Haney, Grand Prairie, TX; 15 grandchildren; 17 Great Grandchildren; and 2 Great Great Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death her husband Roy B. Ray Sr.; grandson, James Boyd Winegeart Jr.; her parents, sisters, Jewel Arnold and Geneva Brown; Brothers, Archie, Arthur, Houston, Millard, and Chester and lots and lots of loved nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at Matthews Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Gracelawn Cemetery in Edmond, OK.

3 thoughts on “Nita Lea Ray”

  1. Marsha Baxter

    I am so sorry to hear of Nita’s passing. She was a sweet woman who I had the pleasure of knowing from my youth on and treasure a lot of memories. Love and hugs to all the family. Marsha

  2. Glenna Burrell

    I’m so upset to hear about Nita. I just loved her so much. I just learned of her passing today and am so upset to miss her funeral. I have such fond memories of her and her great voice. Much love to all the family and me and my family are deeply sorry for your loss of an amazingly funny woman.

  3. Terry Heiskill

    I am sorry to hear this. Although I haven’t seen Nita in many years, I will never forget her humor and zest for life. I have great memories of our family get togethers at her house as a young kid. Condolences to her family.

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