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Barbara Ray

August 2, 1936 — March 29, 2023

Barbara Benson Ray (“Mimi”) of Springville, AL was called home to be with our Lord on March 29, 2023, at the age of 86. She was born August 2, 1936 to her loving parents, Lee and Harriett Benson. Barbara was a loving and dedicated wife to her husband of 40 years, Robert M. Ray. She is survived by her husband, her 3 daughters, Nancy (Charles) Jerrolds, Melanie (Ray) Harrison, and Cindy (Jon) Horton, and 2 sons, Robert (Deb) Ray, Jr. and Ricky Ray. She was also a proud grandmother to her 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She was an active member of Central Baptist Church. Barbara was an extraordinarly gifted pianist, who loved to use her gift to glorify God. She played the piano for her church most of her adult life. She loved spending time with her family and friends, and had a way of making everyone feel special. She was loved and cherished by all who were blessed to know her. Her beautiful smile lit up the room. She was a prayer warrior, who loved the Lord with all her heart. She will always remain in our hearts and will be greatly missed.

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