Gloria “Jean” Ray, 75, passed away peacefully on March 6, 2019 at her home in Mesa, Arizona. She was born to Richard and LaVon Ray on July 8, 1943 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Jean taught for Mesa Public Schools for 40 years and has influenced the lives of many children. She loved her nieces and nephews and enjoyed being with them often. Her talents were many – from sewing, calligraphy, genealogy, crocheting, and mostly doll making.
Jean is survived by her brothers, Ken and Elton, and her sisters, Rivon and Dorothy. Her brother, David, preceded her in death.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00am on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the Cooley Park Meetinghouse, 3345 East McLellan Road, Mesa, Arizona. A visitation will begin one hour prior to the service, at 9:00am. Jean will be laid to rest at the City of Mesa Cemetery, 1212 North Center Street, Mesa, Arizona 85201.
In lieu of flowers, please consider contributing to the Perpetual Education Fund or the Missionary Fund for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, of which Jean was a faithful, life-time member. https://ident.lds.org/sso/UI/Login?service=credentials