Mary Helen Butler Ray, 92, of Tampa, Florida funeral service is 2:00 pm, Monday, April 17, 2017 at Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW 102nd Avenue, Bushnell, Florida with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209 and the United States Navy Military Honor Guard, to officiate. The family will receive friends at the cemetery from 1:30 pm until the service time.
A native of Chattanooga, Tennessee and a local resident since 1965, when she moved here from Warren Robbins, Georgia. Mary was a home maker, a Baptist and a member of the US Navy serving during World War II. She was discharged as a Seaman 2nd Class and was awarded the Victory Medal and the American Theater Medal.
She is survived by her son, Ronald W. Ray of Tampa, Florida; a daughter, Brenda Moody of St. Petersburg Beach, Florida; grandchildren: Amberlea Childs and Janel Rowland and great grandchildren: Trey Rowland and Reece Rowland.
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