Sylvia Lee Ray

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Mrs. Sylvia Lee Ray, 87, of Shelbyville, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018.

Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Rev. Rob McKamey officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

She was the daughter of the late George and Julia Blackmon Cook and the wife of the late Cecil O. Ray. She was preceded in death by sisters and brothers, Margaret (Arthur) McKamey, Bead (Elizabeth) Cook, Earl (Virginia) Cook, Barbara Westmoreland, Fred (Martha) Cook, Herman (Grace) Morgan and Floyd (Wanda) Cook.

She is survived by her children, Emmett (Beverly) Ray, Diane (Ricky) Howell, Michael (Cindy) Ray; sisters, Vivian (Dick) Thorpe, Yvonne “Cookie” (Thurman) Adcock; brother, Harvey (Linda) Cook; four grandchildren, Summer (Ron) Leverette, Renee (David) King, Matthew Ray, Shelley (Dale) Warren; two step-grandchildren, Duane (Jill) Roach, Scott (Cara-Anne) Roach; fourteen great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Hillcrest Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.