Maxine Johnson Ray
December 10, 1924 – January 23, 2017
ZEBULON – Maxine Johnson Ray, 92, went home to be with the Lord on Monday. She was born in Franklin County to the late Rufus Harrison & Adna Pearce Johnson. She retired from Westinghouse where she worked for over 24 years. She had an incredible green thumb. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Ray, daughters-in-law, Dianne Ray & Bonita Ray.
She is survived by her children, Starr R. Hamilton of Knightdale, Joseph Stan Ray (Debbie), Greg Max Ray, both of Zebulon, grandchildren & great grandchildren, Kelli Williamson (Chris), Shea Kinlaw (David), Sarah, Jackson, Harrison, Courtney Horton, David, Jr., Kinlaw, Kevin Ray (Marisa), Brittany & Haley Ray, K. C. Ray (Jennifer), Jordan & Jessica Lairson, Scott Ray, Kim Ray, Blake Gray, Trisha Dixon (Brad), Connor Dixon, & best friend, Bonnie Baker.
Funeral service 2 pm, Thursday, Pearce Baptist Church with visitation from 12:30 – 2pm prior to the service in the church annex. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net