Robert Clifford Wray

Robert Clifford Wray, 62, died at 1:00 a. m. Saturday at his home, 2256 Palm St. after a long illness.
Born in Nelson County, May 14, 1895, he was the son of the late Robert Hamilton and Lena Purvis Wray. He was a member of Elma Methodist Church, Elma and was a veteran of World War I, in which he served in the 29th Division.
Surviving are his wife, the former Mattie DePriest, a daughter Miss Arlene Wray of Lynchburg; two step-daughters, Mrs. James Gowen and Mrs. Didania Kennon, both of Lynchburg; three brothers, John Wray of Lynchburg and Jack and Theodore Wray of Alexandria; five sisters, Mrs. Essie Kidd of Rockfish, Mrs. Nellie Wray and Mrs. Mary Wray of Alexandria, Mrs. Annie Middleton of Lynchburg and Mrs. Vern Shorter of Rosebud Mont.
Funeral service will be held in Whitten Funeral Home Monday at 3:30 p.m. Burial will be in Christ Church Cemetery near Gladys.
The News, Lynchburg, VA, Sunday, January 5, 1958 Pg. B2

Wray Funeral
Funeral services for Robert Clifford Wray were conducted Monday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock in Whitten Funeral Home by the Rev. Maurice Crawford. Miss Grace Hackworth organist, provided a program of music, with Miss JoAnn Ferguson, soloist. Burial was in Christ Church Cemetery.
Graveside services were conducted by the American Legion Post 16. Pall bearers were Hammie Kidd, Vernon Middleton, Wesley Kerr, Glenn E. Shaner, W. A. Bobbitt, James Gowen.
The News, Lynchburg, VA., Tuesday, January 7, 1958

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