HUGOTON — Clara "Mae" Ray, 88, died on Monday Dec. 3, 2018, at Kansas Heart Center in Andover.
She was born on Aug. 14, 1930, to Henry and Lucille Black in the Dague Community of Oklahoma. After her mother Lucille's death she and sister Marie were adopted by Harry and Hattie Willis.
She married John Elwyn Ray on Aug. 15, 1948.
She is survived by her sisters Jean Younggren of Redfield and Marie Towner of Rolla; brother Forrest Davis of Missouri; son Danny of Hugoton; and daughter Kathy Purcell.
She is preceded in death by her husband; sons Doug and Rodney; and daughter Linda.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Hugoton United Methodist Church and burial will be at the Hugoton Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at the Pauls-Robson Funeral Home in Hugoton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to United Methodist Church, Hugoton or Project Hope will be accepted. Memorials may be mailed to Paul's-Robson Funeral Home-PO Box 236-Hugoton, KS 67951.