Lenox Time Table
Thursday, December 31, 1931
OBITUARY ~ WILBURN WARREN RAY
Wilburn Warren Ray, son of Mr. and Mrs. Greenbury Ray, was born near Berwick, Warren County, Ill., November 14, 1859. He died at his home west, of
Clearfield December 24, at the age of 72 years, 1 month and 10 days.
He came to Iowa in 1876, settling down on the farm west of Clearfield, where he resided until his death.
At the age of fifteen years he became a member of the Baptist church near Berwick, Ill.
On December 25, 1895, he was united in marriage to Louella Seller, and to this union four children were born: Forest A. Ray and Mrs. Florence Symonds of Clearfield, Pluma L. of Lenox, and Harold C. of Bedford.
Besides his children, he is survived by five grandchildren, two sisters and one brother, besides a host of other relatives and friends. His wife preceded him in death on June 4, 1926,
Funeral services were held in Clearfield Methodist church at 2:00 p. m., on Saturday, December 26. The pastor, Rev. J. C. Turner officiating. Interment followed in Clearfield cemetery,
Transcription by Lorelei RUsco, December of 2011
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