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Charles Allen Ray (12-29-2016)
Charles Allen Ray, 81, of Marion, entered eternal
rest on December 21, 2016.
Born on May 30, 1935, in Shreveport, he was the
son of Albert and Mary Elizabeth Bell Abrahamson.
Charles served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean
War. He received medals for National Defense Service,
Korean Service Medal and United Nations Service
Medal for Korea.
Preceding him in death were: His parents; and his
five sisters – Juanita A. Racine, Mildred Marguerite
Abrahamson, Mable Suominen, Helen Dean and Faye
He is survived by: His wife Elizabeth “Liz” Ray; a
daughter Peggy and husband Ronald Rhodes of Marion;
a special granddaughter Logan J. Rhodes of Marion; as
well as nieces, nephews and many friends.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, December
30, 2016, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville,
followed by a memorial service at 7 p.m.