Patricia Anna Marie Ray
August 30, 1968 - November 1, 2019

MARIE RAY Patricia Anna Marie Ray (51) of Jonesboro went home to be with her Lord on Friday, Nov 1, 2019 at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born August 30, 1968 in Blytheville to Geraldine Bryce and Rickey Camp. She was a loving wife and mother who loved taking care of her family. Marie was also an exceptional teacher for many years. Specializing for many of those years with children with special needs. She loved each student that came under her care and worked with them to fulfill their highest potential both intellectually as well as in character. During this time she formed many strong bonds with her students and parents that have lasted all the way up to her passing. She dearly loved her family, friends, coworkers, and students and provided a strong Christian example for all of them. She devoted her life to selflessly helping others in any way she could. To know Marie was truly to love her. She is survived by her devoted husband of 30 years, Todd Ray, and wonderful son, Jackson Ray. She devoted herself completely to them and was a shining example of an excellent wife and mother. She is also survived by her mother and dad, Geraldine and John Bryce of Blytheville, her father, Rickey Camp of Pensacola, Florida, her sister, Poppie Richey of Gosnell, brother, Richard (Elizabeth) Bryce of Manila. Also surviving are two nieces Kailtyn (Chris) Hughes and Addyson Richey, all of Gosnell, her mother and father in-law Betty and Don Todd of Jonesboro, and many precious aunts, cousins, and loving friends. A memorial service to celebrate Marie’s beautiful life will be held at 1:00pm Saturday, Nov 9th, at Central Community Church in Harrisburg, Arkansas with pastors Allen Elkins and Paul Clark officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Central Community Church to be used to help in any of their community ministries.

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November 9, 2019
01:00 PM

Central Community Church

Harrisburg, AR

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  1. Mary Ray Lott Battles, Blytheville says

    So sad and sorry about sweet Marie. Praying for you and Jackson.

  2. Belinda Walker, Jonesboro says

    Todd and Jackson, Jarrett, Wes, and I are so heartbroken about Marie. She went above and beyond for her students and their families. Jarrett says " I loved her, she is the best teacher I ever had, I can't believe she is gone and I just miss her." Your whole family will be in our prayers.

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