68 year old Marzell Ray of Smithville died Friday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a member of the New Union The Baptist Church, member of Woodmen of the World, and a retired employee of Magnetek. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her father, Hobert Brown Barnes; two brothers, Johnny Davis Barnes and Paul Eugene Barnes. Survivors include her husband, Donald Ray of Smithville. Two sons, Eddie and his wife Tabitha Ray of Smithville and Cary Ray of Smithville. Her mother, Cyrena Barnes of Smithville. Three brothers, Marvin \"Brownie\" and his wife Peggy Barnes, Gentry Lee and his wife Pat Barnes all of Smithville, and Youman and his wife Cindy Barnes of Rock Island. Three grandchildren, Dustin O'Conner, Julie Ray, and Ethan Ray. Two great grandchildren, Madison Ray and Logan O'Conner. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Nov 3 2006