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Melvin Ray

May 18, 1951 ~ July 12, 2022 (age 71)


Melvin “PeeWee” Ray, 71, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2022 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born May 18, 1951 in Hazelhurst, Georgia to Henry and Katie Mae Walker Ray and lived in this area all of his life. Melvin was self employed in the trucking industry and was a subcontractor with McLendon Enterprises for many years. He loved to fish and watch westerns. Melvin was a generous, hardworking man that never met a stranger and would rather go without to give to others in need. He is preceded in death by his parents, step-mother, Joyce Ray ,brothers, Henry Ray, Jr., Frank Ray, Ricky Ray, Edgar Ray, Vurlie Ray, Glenn Ray and wife, Sherri Gupton Ray.

            Melvin is survived by:

                        Children, Melvin Loren Ray (Maribel) of Hinesville, Georgia
                                        Christina Beebe (David) of Spring Hill, Florida
                                        Sheena Ray of Richmond Hill, Georgia
                                        Scott Brandon Ray

                        Brothers, Billy Ray of Claxton, Georgia
                                        Leslie Mizell of Pembroke, Georgia

                        Grandchildren, Brianna Nicole Screen, Brandon McKenzie Screen,
                        Daniel Ray Beebe, Levi Grant Beebe, Estevean Cruz Lotfi,
                        David Keam Sanchez, Jr., Diamond Lee Arroyo

            Several other relatives also survive.

Visitation will begin at 12:00 noon, Saturday, July 16, 2022 at Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 pm, Saturday, July 16, 2022 at the chapel of Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Little Rock Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers: David Beebe, Danny Ray, Derek McLendon, Eddie Cruz, BJ McLendon, Jeff Fields

Care and Services are entrusted to Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home of Glennville, GA

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July 16, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes
206 N. Veterans Boulevard
Glennville, GA 30427

Funeral Service
July 16, 2022

1:30 PM
Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes
206 N. Veterans Boulevard
Glennville, GA 30427

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