Rachel Marie Anders Ray

April 26, 1927 - August 15, 2015
Rachel Marie Anders Ray

Rachel Marie Anders Ray, age 88, of Wilmington went to her heavenly home Saturday, August 15, 2015 surrounded by her family at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter.

She was born April 26, 1927 in Wilson County, North Carolina the daughter of the late Clyde Anders and Irene King Lewis.

Rachel retired from Texilease Uniform Services. She enjoyed fishing on the pier, loved the outdoors and flowers.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Charles E. Ray; son, Larry Ray and wife Patricia of Wilmington; grandchildren, Tina R. Atkinson, Brittany J. Eaddy (Justin) and Kimberly Johnson; great grandchildren, Bradley Atkinson, Jocelynn Atkinson, Perry Eaddy, Lauren Eaddy and Chloe Atkinson; sister, Elizabeth Patterson; Brother, Clyde Anders Jr.; nieces and nephews, Nancy Thompson, Ann Alvey, Buddy Baldwin (Carolyn) and Ronnie Anders (Vicki); and numerous other loving family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel. A service to celebrate her life will be held there at 12:00 PM, Rev. Libby Webb officiating. Interment will follow at the Masonboro Baptist Church Cemetery.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • August 17, 2015
    Jonathan Sellers says:
    I am so sorry for your loss.

  • August 17, 2015
    Sara Brown says:
    We are thinking and praying for everyone.

  • August 18, 2015
    jacksons bbq says:
    Our hearts r broken..This woman shined a light every time she walked in the restaurant.."HEY BABY". She will truly b missed our hearts go out to the family..love always Barbara and Kim