Wanda Lee (nee Bryan) Ray of St. Charles, Missouri passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at the age of 91 years and 4 days. Beloved daughter of the late George and Lolla (nee: Walker) Bryan; loving wife of the late William David Ray; loving mother of Kenyon Ray and wife Sandra of St. Clair, MO, Jimmy Ray and wife Barbara Union, MO, Lola Ray of St.Charles, MO, Steven Ray and wife Denise St. Peters, MO, Patricia (Clinton “Paul”) Read of St. Charles, MO and the late William D. Ray; dear grandmother of 9, great grandmother of 21 and great-great grandmother of 4 and one on the way; cherished sister of Velma Allison of Cuba, MO, Norma Sappington, Charles (Mary Ann) Bryan and Roy Bryan all of St. Charles,MO and Georgia Bryan of St. James, MO and the late Jewel Bryan, Jim Bryan, Windell (Betty) Bryan, Mary Katherine (Don) Low, Anna Lois Gerling and Lindell (Ina) Bouse; sister-in-law of Fairy Bryan of Sullivan, MO, Sherlene Bryan of St. Charles, MO, Larry Gerling of Pacific, MO and the late Shirley Bryan, Bud Sappington and Otis Allison.
A visitation was held on Friday, September 18, 2020 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Hutchens-Stygar Funeral and Cremation Center, 5987 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, St Charles.
The Family received friends from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, MO.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, MO with Rev. Jerry Beers officiating. Services were Live streamed on the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home Facebook page. Memories were shared by a son, Jimmy. Special music of "I Called Mama", "How Great thou Art", "Amazing Grace" and "Go Rest High" was played.
Committal prayer and interment were in the Steelville Cemetery.
The Ray Family was served by the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home.
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