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Emma (Tester) Ray (1896-1974)

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Emma (Tester) Ray (1896-1974)

Posted: 1371174905000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Ray, Ramshire, Tester, Bierie, Braden, Williams
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Wells County, Indiana
Saturday, March 16, 1974

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.

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