Wells County, Indiana
Saturday, March 16, 1974
MRS. CURTIS RAY DIES; ILL 2 YEARS
A resident of Bluffton Route 2, Mrs. Curtis (Emma M.) Ray, 77, died at 1:25 a.m. today at Clinic Hospital, where she had been a patient two weeks. She had been in failing health several years.
Born April 21, 1896 in Adams County, she was a daughter of Jacob and Martha Ramshire Tester. Her marriage to Mr. Ray, who died Feb. 8, 1971, took place in Fort Wayne on Aug. 20, 1913.
Mrs. Ray was a member of the Church of the Brethren in Berne.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Truman (Helen) Bierie and Mrs. Robert (Mildred) Braden, both of Bluffton; a sister, Mrs. Bessie Williams of Bluffton; a brother, Walter Tester of Geneva Route 1; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at Thoma-Rich Funeral Home, where services at 1:30 p.m. Monday will be in charge of Rev. Matthew Worthman. Burial will be in Six Mile Cemetery.