Nancy L. Ray



Nancy Lou Ray, 86, of Greenfield, passed away on the evening of Thursday, January 12, 2023.

She was born on July 27, 1936 in Waldron, IN, a daughter of the late Caleb and Mary (Cox) Marsh.

Nancy grew up in Carthage and graduated from Carthage High School in 1955. She was married to the love of her life, Keith Allen Ray, on September 9, 1955 and they enjoyed 63 years together until his passing in 2017. Nancy worked as a bookkeeper and tax preparer for several different companies over the years. She enjoyed reading, sewing, watching Indiana University sports and the Cincinnati Reds. Nancy also enjoyed her longtime Euchre card club and spending time with her family.

Those left to cherish her memory include two daughters, Norene (husband: Joe) Beavers and Amy Hastings; four grandchildren, Jeremy (wife: Brandy) Davis, Greg (wife: Jessi) Davis, Kristin (husband: Jeff) Beatty and Caitlin (husband: Brian) Faus; seven great-grandchildren, Rita, Caleb, Gracie, Serenity, Bryson, Brody and Blakely; two great-great-grandchildren, Colton and Naomi; a sister, Norma Jean Kenney; a brother, Larry (wife: Ginny) Marsh and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Keith Ray and a sister, Judith Spence.

Visitation will be held from 4 – 7 pm, Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at Heritage Funeral Care, 34 W. Main Street, Knightstown, IN 46148.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at Walnut Ridge Friends Meeting, 8956 W 800 N, Carthage, IN 46115 with Pastor Jake Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Walnut Ridge Cemetery.

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The Hunt family and staff of Heritage Funeral Care are honored to serve the family of Nancy Ray.


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