Virginia Bray

Obituary of Virginia A. Bray

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Mrs. Virginia A. Bray, age 82 of Rainsville, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2023. Funeral Services will be held at 11am on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in Mountain View Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5pm-8pm on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at the funeral home. Officiating is Bro. J.T. Williams. Virginia A. Bray was born to Alvie Loias and Lois Floye McKenzie on February 17, 1941 in Jackson County, AL. She was one of 11 children. As a young woman she had different job titles, but on May 16, 1961 she gained a new job title, she became a mother to her one and only little girl, Tammy Mechelle. In 1977 she married the love of her life Milton D. Bray. She gave up public work, and he became her career. Together they made a life filled with hard work and happiness in the garden and flower beds. In 1983 she gained yet another job title, grandmaw, and blessed again in 2003 to be called great grandmaw. On top of keeping a clean and tidy home she was musically inclined, a skillful record keeper, financially minded, and still had time to care about others. She lived a long and successful life and will truly be missed. **Survivors** Husband: Milton Dewayne Bray Daughter: Tammy (Edward) Atchley Sisters: Joan McKenzie Talley and Sharon McKenzie Howell Brothers: Grover C. (Terri) McKenzie, Sr. and Gary T. McKenzie Grandchildren: Joshua (Jessica) Atchley, Stephani (John) Hornbuckle, Jonas (Brandilyn) Atchley, Jared (Jordan) Atchley, Jesse (Ashleigh) Atchley Great Grandchildren: Morgan Atchley, Sydney Hornbuckle, Zander Atchley, Sawyer Hornbuckle, Samuel Atchley, Isaiah Atchley, Skyler Hornbuckle, Noah Atchley, Maggie Mae Atchley, Briella Atchley, Jarah Atchley, Brooks Atchley, Jadilyn Atchley, Landree Atchley, Jack Atchley, Javin Atchley **Mrs. Bray was preceded in death by her father: Alvie Loias McKenzie; mother: Lois Floye McKenzie; stepsons: Dale Bray and Jerry Bray; sister: Jewel Kathaleen Shelburne; brothers: Jesse Clyde McKenzie, Floyd Hixon McKenzie, Sr., Garland Dean McKenzie, Sr., Lowell Marcell McKenzie, Sr., Allow Wayne McKenzie, Sr.; great grandson: Jax Atchley** Arrangements Entrusted to W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel
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5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
W.T Wilson Funeral Chapel
2226 Shiloh Main Street
Rainsville, Alabama, United States

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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
W.T Wilson Funeral Chapel
2226 Shiloh Main Street
Rainsville, Alabama, United States
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