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Fannie Bell (Isbell) Ray

October 5, 1927 ~ June 3, 2018 (age 90)

Mrs. Fannie Bell Isbell Ray, of Silver Creek, GA, died Sunday June 3, 2018 at her residence.

Mrs. Ray was born in Bartow County, GA on October 5, 1927, daughter of the late Harold Isbell and Annie Landers Isbell. She was a loving housewife, mother, and of the Baptist Faith. Mrs. Ray was an avid golfer and a member of the BEAA Country Club, Kraftsman Club and Roman Country Club. She also had a passion for fishing and bowling. Mrs. Ray was preceded in death by husband, James Hoyt Ray, in June of 2010, whom she married November 15, 1944, son, James Edward “Eddie” Ray in 2001, and brother Fred Isbell.

Mrs. Ray is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Kenneth and Debbie Ray of Griffin, GA, and Larry Ray and Jenny Hess Ray of Rome, GA, five grandchildren: Beth Wilkins, Patrick Ray, Chris Ray, Marla Poissant, and Jonathan Ray and ten great-grandchildren. Nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services for Mrs. Ray will be held Wednesday morning, June 6, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Salmon Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Wilkins, Jr. and Dr. Ken Ray officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Ray will remain at Salmon Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.

Pallbearers are asked to meet at the funeral home by 10:30 a.m. and include Malachi Wilkins, Caleb Ray, Patrick Ray, Mark Tate, Jonathan Ray and Jamie Poissant.

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The staff of Salmon Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Fannie Bell Isbell Ray.

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