Verrell Ray, 90

Verrell Ray, 90, of Thaxton, died Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.

He was a retired farmer and a veteran of World War II.

Services were at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Bro. Greg Herndon officiated. Burial was in Guinn Cemetery. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include a son, Keith Ray of Thaxton; a brother, James Ray of Memphis.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jewel Ray; his parents, Clyde and Cora Ray; and three sisters, Opal Hamlett, Inez Harris and Etoile Tackett.

Pallbearers was Paul Reynolds, Dual Gober, Toby Reynolds, Scott Reynolds, Kenneth Warren and Cecil Fitts.