STEPHENVILLE - Eloise Ray, 86, passed away Sunday, March 6, 2011, in Stephenville.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel with Gary Williams officiating. Interment will follow at the Huckabay Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Eloise was born Dec. 28, 1924 in Huckabay to the late Omar and Jewell Allen Metsgar. She married Chester H. Ray on Oct. 24, 1942 in Stephenville and he preceded her in death on Sept. 19, 1990. Eloise has resided all of her life in Erath County and was a member of the Huckabay Church of Christ. She was a homemaker.

Eloise is survived by sons, Fred Ray and wife Christie; Eugene Ray and wife Larinda, and Billy Ray and wife Joyce all of Huckabay; sister, Patsy Davis of Morgan Mill; 10 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Lewis and Billy Joe Mestgar.

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