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Obituary: Doris J. Ray

Obituary: Doris J. Ray

June 6th, 2018 in Obituaries

Doris J. Ray, 86, of Jefferson City, Missouri, passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018, at Capital Region Medical Center surrounded by her family. She was born on December 13, 1931, in California, Missouri, a daughter of the late Andrew and Myrtle Swearengen Wood. Doris served her country for 20 years in the Missouri Army National Guard. She worked at the United States Fiscal and Property Office for most of those years. During that time, she earned her Bachelor's degree. Doris loved to read, watch television and worked extra jobs like waitressing and helping people file their taxes just to stay busy. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and her son was her pride and joy. She is survived by her only son, Carl "David" Ray and his wife Jan from Hartsburg; two grandchildren: April (Steven) Bernhardt of Ashland and Emily Ray of Hartsburg; two great-grandchildren: Molly and Audrey. Doris is preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Gordon Wood. Friends will be received from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Houser-Millard Funeral Directors. Funeral Service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Houser-Millard Funeral Directors. Interment will follow in Riverview Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65109 (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.millardfamilychapels.com