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OBIT: Mrs. Dimple Ray

Mrs. Dimple Ray

South Carthage resident Dimple Ray died at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday evening, August 21, 2018 at the Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville following a courageous battle with cancer. She was 71.

Services were conducted from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home on Friday afternoon August 24. Burial followed the 1:00 p.m. service near her parents in the Garden of Peace in Smith County Memorial Gardens.

Born Dimple Dean Meadows in Smith County on April 14, 1947, she was the daughter of Ed Donald Meadows who died September 8, 1995 and Ruby Louise Mahaney Meadows who died February 11, 2008. She was preceded in death by a brother, Roger Meadows, and by a granddaughter, Andi Johnson.

On December 11, 1987 at the home of Joe Scruggs, she was united in marriage to Gordon Mack Ray who survives.

Mrs. Ray attended Smith County High School and was employed by the Carthage Shirt Factory. She was of the Christian faith.

Surviving in addition to her husband of over 30 years are a daughter, Charlotte Johnson Beasley of South Carthage; a son, Wallace Johnson & wife Gina of Tuckers Cross Roads; a sister, Janice Bane of Maggart; a brother, Larry Meadows & wife Vickie of Carthage; grandchildren, Nikki Beasley, Carly Sevier, Alexandria Duke, and Bridgit Carroll; 3 great –grandchildren.