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Marlene M. (Morrison) Ray

November 23, 1933 ~ October 30, 2019 (age 85)


Marjorie “Marlene” Morrison Ray, a beloved mother and grandmother, age 85, of Bastrop was reunited with her beloved husband, Curtis Ray, and son Dennis in Heaven on October 30, 2019.  She was born November 23, 1933 in Austin, Texas to Charles Presley and Milda Edna Morrison. Marlene graduated Elgin High School and attended Baylor University. She married the love of her life Curtis Ray in 1953 and they had 4 children. She was a kind and gentle Christian woman who will be dearly missed.

Marlene was a member of Wyldwood Baptist Church and “Elgin Class of 51”. Her favorite saying was: “Never let the sun set on your anger, you’ve got to forgive and forget”.  She was a loving wife,  mother and grandmother who enjoyed her children and grandchildren greatly and made many friends throughout her life.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, son Dennis and brother Billy.

Marlene is survived by: her brother, Glenn Morrison and his wife Pat; her children, Pamala Crocker, Randy Ray, and Marla Wilson; grandchildren, Marneva Carlton, Jonathan Crocker, Lindsey Meuth, Connor Ray, Vance Ray, Samantha Galvez, Cade Wilson, Mikayla Wilson and Kolten Wilson; great-grandchildren, Ben, Josh, Daniel and Evy Carlton, Lillyann and Marshall Crocker, Charlotte Jane Ray and Grayson Galvez; and many other relatives and friends.

The family wishes to thank her caring neighbors at Riverwood Commons and the Wyldwood Baptist Church for their loving support.

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November 3, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Marrs-Jones-Newby Funeral Home
505 Old Austin Hwy
Bastrop, TX 78602

Funeral Service
November 4, 2019

10:00 AM
Marrs-Jones-Newby Funeral Home
505 Old Austin Hwy
Bastrop, TX 78602

Graveside Service
November 4, 2019

12:30 PM
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
229 Pleasant Grove Loop,
Elgin, TX 78621

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