Ruby Darlene Jones Bray
Ruby Darlene Jones Bray, 69, of Orange, died Thursday, March 11, 2010, at her home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Orange First Church of the Nazarene, with the Rev. K. Ray McDowell, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Orange.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Tahoka, Texas, Nov. 19, 1940, she was the daughter of Arthur Benjamin Jones and Renda (Mullins) Jones Wooten.
Ruby was a member of the Orange First Church of the Nazarene; had worked in the home health care industry and was a successful entrepreneur.
Preceded in death by her husband, Charles O. Bray and brother, Eldon “Dock” Jones, Ruby is survived by her children, Theresa Thomas Harrison and her husband Mark of Atascocita, Karen R. Thomas of Honolulu, A.G. Thomas IV and his wife Ann, Charles N. Bray and his wife Janet, all of the Austin area, Wayne S. Bray of Center and Johnny B. Bray and his wife Angie, of Carthage; grandchildren Kristalene Smith and her husband David, Eric and Brian Derickson, Melissa, Nick and Amber Harrison, A. Gregory Thomas V and Bryce Thomas, Sharena and James Cotellesse, Katherine and Shawna Hiu, Christopher, Charlie R. and Derrick Bray and four great-grandchildren.
Ruby is also survived by her sister, Louise Maberry and brothers, David F. Jones, John W. Jones and A.B. Jones Jr.
Pallbearers will be Eric Derickson, Brian Derickson, James Cotellesse, Charlie R. Bray, Michael Wayne Hanneman, David Smith and Nicholas Harrison.
Honorary pallbearers will be A. Gregory Thomas V and Bryce Thomas.