Thursday, July 4, 2013

Wanda E. (Irvine) Ray (July 1, 2013)

Wanda E. (Irvine) Ray, 85, of Fountain City, Indiana passed away on July 1, 2013 at Reid Hospital in Richmond. Wanda was born on March 27, 1928 in New Madison, Ohio to the late Elmer and Mildred (Hill) Irvine.

Wanda worked for the Belden Company in Richmond for 43 years. She was a 1947 graduate of New Madison School. Wanda enjoyed gardening, quilting, and working in the orchard with her fruit trees. She was also known for being a great cook.

In addition to her parents, Wanda is preceded in death by her husband, J.D. Ray who passed away on December 2, 2006 and a sister, Treva Hofacker.

Wanda is survived by a step son, James D. Ray; two step grandsons; a step great granddaughter; two nieces; three nephews; special friends, Tom and Marilyn Delk and their children that Wanda considered her children, Jeff and Shari and grandchildren, Travis, Wyatt and Serena; and a brother, Gene and Evelyn Irvine.

A private service will be held at the convenience of the family with the Rev. Eric Fee officiating.

The family request memorial contributions be given to Fountain City/New Garden Fire Department, 312 W. Main Street, Fountain City, Indiana 47341 in honor of Wanda. Online condolences may be sent to the family at Services entrusted to Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison.