- Cullman, Alabama

June 24, 2013

Willie Joe Ray

Hanceville Funeral Home

HANCEVILLE — Willie Joe Ray

Funeral services for Willie Joe Ray, 68, of Hanceville will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at St. Andrews United Methodist Church, Mac Buttram, Jonathon Todd and Walter Cash officiating. He will lie in state one hour prior to services.

Hanceville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Ray passed away Sunday, June 23, at Cullman Regional Medical Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alton Ray and Vera Umphrey Ray; two sisters, Honor Ray and Ima Jean Hardin; and a brother-in-law, Earl Wrenn.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Ray; two daughters, Regina Ray and LeAnne (Mark) Shelton; grandchildren, Jared, Seth and Michael Shelton; sister, Norma Wrenn; brothers, Gary (Carol) Pinkard, Garland (Carla) Ray, Darryal (Gail) Ray and Randall Ray; stepmother, Cloie Powell; brother-in-law, Gerald (Edna) Hardin; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.