Virginia Ray Lasater

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Virginia Ray Lasater, 93, of Murfreesboro, formerly of Lewisburg, passed away on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, in The Health Center at AdamsPlace in Murfreesboro.

A native of Marshall County, Mrs. Lasater was the daughter of the late James Ray and Lucille McClary Ray. She was a homemaker and a charter member of East Commerce Baptist Church, where she was a pianist for over 30 years. Mrs. Lasater was also a member of the Rock Creek Bible Society.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Lasater Sr., who passed away in 1994, and three brothers, George, James, and Bobby Ray.

She is survived by two sons, Richard (Sandra) Lasater of Murfreesboro and Leslie James (Jan) Lasater of Portland; one daughter, Elizabeth Kaye (Robert) McDaniel of Nashville; and two sisters, Betty Ray Hendricks of Reidland, Ky. and Elizabeth Ramsey of Nashville. Seven grandchildren, Rebecca (Bruce) Francisco, Beth Lasater, Bonnie Lasater (Bill) Bell, Lee Lasater, Scott (Jenny) Lasater, Tate (Emma) McDaniel, and Carrie (Bryan) Smith, and five great-grandchildren, Riley McDaniel, Mary Charles McDaniel, Libby McDaniel, Cate McDaniel, and Julia Smith also survive.

Funeral services for Mrs. Lasater will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at East Commerce Baptist Church with Bro. James Hickey and Bro. Carl Price officiating. Burial will follow in Headsprings Cemetery in Belfast.

Visitation with family will be on Wednesday beginning at 2 p.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to East Commerce Baptist Church.

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Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.