Rhodes & Northern, Owners
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VISITATION Friday, August 16, 2019
5:00 - 8:00 P.M.
FUNERAL SERVICE Saturday, August 17, 2019
11:00 A.M.
Holsey Temple CME Church
3729 North 15th Street

Rest Haven Memorial Park
4615 East Hanna Avenue
Tampa, FL 33610

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08/14/2019 10:05 PM



Mrs. Jannie M. Ray of Tampa passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019.  Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 17 at 11:00 a.m. at Hosley Temple CME Church, 3729 N. 15th Street with Reverend Anita D. Williams, officiating.  Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. 

Mrs. Jannie M. Ray was a native of Arabi, Georgia and a resident of Tampa for 75 years.  She was educated in the public schools of Arabi, GA. 

Mrs. Ray was a member of Hosley Temple CME Church in Tampa, Florida where she served on the No. 1 Usher Board. 

She retired from the resident of Mr. & Mrs. Eli Bobo as a devoted housekeeper and caregiver of their children, Ralph, Bobby, Silvia (Mitch), Michael and also their grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, J. C. and Mattie B. Clark; husband, Willie Lee Ray. 

She leaves to cherish her memory: her devoted daughters, Christine Moore and Ellen Ruth Mickens, both of Tampa, FL; grandchildren, Jacqueline Thomas and husband, Clay, Anthony Moore and wife Jennifer, James Mickens and wife Kimblery and Cassandra Mickens and husband Ira; all of Tampa, FL; great grandchildren, Sharonda (Marlon), Iresha, Inesha, Ashley, Kimesha, Jasmin, Jaynae, Tavon, James IV, Anthony, Jr., and Joshua; great great grandchildren, Austin, Iyanna, Alani, Ira, Destiny, Naraiyah, Blake, Aiden and Aliyah; sisters, Mattie B. Royal of Tampa, FL, Fannie Davis and husband James of Ashburn, GA, Annie Mae Gaston and husband, Robert of Tampa, FL and Rubynell Smith of Valdosta, GA; brothers, Willie James Clark and wife Ann of Tampa, FL, and Calvin Clark and wife Claudia of Cordele, GA; nieces, Diane (Joe), Grace, Gloria, Audrey, Deborah (Billy), Veronica (Marlon), Gloria Jean, Barbara, Angela (Lavanugh) and Pam; nephews, Charles Jr., Bobby, Rodney, John, Ronnie, Michael (Lutreya), Robert, Jr. (Brenda), Fredrick (Robin), Jamie (Chaka), Alphonso (Vanessa), Calvin Jr. (Larrisa), Zachery, Dondrell (Nina), Anthony Polo; a very special caregiver/niece, Wanda Watson; a host of great nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends whom she loved dearly.

The remains will repose after 5:00 p.m. Friday, August 16, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue.

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301 N. Howard Avenue 
Tampa, FL 33606-1508
Phone:  813.253.3419 
  Fax:  813.251.4912
Email:  raywilliamsfh@verizon.net         
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