Gracie Marsh Ray

Published 9:28 pm Monday, August 12, 2019

Gracie Marsh Ray, a native of Hertford County, N.C., transitioned on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, comforted by the presence of her family.

She leaves to cherish her memory the last of her five siblings, Loerene M. Powell, of Suffolk; a goddaughter, Yvette Head, of New York; five nieces, including Carolyn Davis and Mary Alice Sessoms, of Aulander, N.C.; a host of great-nephews and great-nieces; a devoted friend, Carlise Taylor; and dedicated caregivers, Amanda Boone and Darlene Brown; cousins and friends.

She was a member of Zion Grove Baptist Church, Aulander, N.C., although she was a watch-care member at Macedonia A.M.E. Church, Pine Street, Suffolk, led by Pastor Derrell Wade.

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The family will receive loved ones from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 13, 2019, at Crocker Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest at 2 p.m. Aug. 14, 2019, at Zion Grove Baptist Church.

Services have been entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home.