Lillie May Ray

December 23, 1945 ~ June 2, 2020 (age 74)

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Lillie May “Dotson” Ray of Thacker, WV departed this life Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at her home.  She was born December 23, 1945 in Thacker, WV the daughter of late Jason and Credie “Church” Dotson.  She was 74 years old.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sons, John Henry Ray and Jason Lee Ray and several brothers and sisters.

Lillie was a member of the Bible Way Apostolic Church, and loving homemaker whose greatest joy was loving her children and grandchildren.

Survivors remaining to honor her memory include her loving partner; John N. Ray, one daughter; Virginia Ann (Harold) Adams of Thacker, WV, and seven grandchildren, Harold, James, Bethany, Jacob, Amber, Zachary, Sara, and John.   She was also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. in the Bible Way Apostolic Church of Thacker, WV with the Reverends Rick Jackson and Bernard Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Thacker Hollow Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the church Friday & Saturday evening at 6:00 P.M. with special services at 7:00 P.M. each night.

Arrangements are under the direction of Jones & West Funeral Home of Phelps, KY. The guestbook may be signed at

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