Mrs. Georgie Nelle Ray, age 81, of LaGrange, passed away on December 11, 2018 at her residence. Mrs. Ray was born on November 14, 1937 in Jeff Davis County to the late John Tapley and Juanita Riner Tapley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Richard Ray, Sr.; daughter, Barbara Ray Swain; grandsons, David Adams and Timothy Ussery; sister, Johnnie Belle Findley; brother, Sammie Tapley; son in law, Norman Ussery.
She is survived by her children: Sandra (Ricky) Adams, Joe Swain, Opal (Gene) Hogg, Nita (Toby) Jeffcoat, Jonna Ussery, J. Richard (Heather) Ray, Jr. and Trampas Ray; by her grandchildren: Gene (Ashley) Adams, Joseph (LeAnn) McNeal, Shauna (John) Riggs, Stacy (Thomas) Green, Brandon (Lyza) Jeffcoat, Thomas Ussery, Kathryn (Brandon) Parrott, Jonathan (Karen) Ussery, Rebekah Hogg, Ashley (Tommy) Chatham, Jennifer (Eric) Young, Christopher Hogg, JohnRichard Ray, WilliamTapley Ray, MeiLynne Ray and Angela (Tim) Blakley; and by her siblings: Kenneth (Maureen) Tapley, Frances (Robert) Floyd, Atha Richerts, Troy Tapley, Â Becky Stewart, Aubrey Tapley, and Tony (Karen) Tapley. She is also survived by a host of great-grandchildren, a beloved extended family, and many dear friends
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church with Minister Larry Bird officiating. Interment will follow at Meadoway Gardens. Family will receive friends on Friday evening from 6-8 pm at the Higgins LaGrange Chapel. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginsfuneralhomes.com. Higgins LaGrange Chapel Funeral Home, 706-884-7117.