Mary I. Ray (nee Sammons), 91, of Elyria, formerly of Lorain, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2007 at the Wesleyan Village in Elyria following a three week illness. She was born June 19, 1916 in Woodbine, WV and has resided in Lorain County since 1945. She was a homemaker and a member of Murray Ridge Church of God in Elyria.
Mary is survived by a daughter, Ruby C. Maharidge of Elyria; 14 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Goldie Wellman and 3 grandsons Mark, Tony and Victor Wellman; and parents, William and Alice Sammons (nee McFarland).
Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 114 Second St., Elyria, Monday, from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M.
Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Monday, June 25, at 12 P.M. Rev. Tom Cody, Pastor of Murray Ridge Church of God, will officiate. Interment will be at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Avon. Memorials may be forwarded to Murray Ridge Church of God, Elyria, OH. www.buschfuneral.com.