Ray Scott Thrailkille, 66, of Deweyville, passed from this life Monday, Dec. 8, in the Pinehurst Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Orange.

Born Feb. 21, 1948 in Orange, to Lillian Frankie (Hemingway) Scott and Edred Haddon Scott, she was a lifelong resident of Orange. She worked as a bookkeeper for a moving company as well as other businesses. She was of the Baptist faith. Ray enjoyed spending time on the river, hunting, fishing and hosting gatherings at her home. She was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. 

Ray is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill Thrailkille; brother, Joseph Howard Scott; sisters, Helen Davis and Mona McShan and her stepson, Billy Thrailkille.

Those who will most cherish her memory are her daughter, Trudy Collins of Deweyville; son, Bobby Thrailkille and wife, Stacy of Orange; sister, Susie Burch and husband, Bruce of Hartburg; adopted daughter, Missy Hammond of Orange; adopted son, Randy Roberts and wife, Lisa of Orange; stepson, Danny Thrailkille of Orange; grandchildren, Heavenlee Powell, Cruzz Thrailkille, Robby Thrailkille, Briana Thrailkille, Sara Thrailkille, Katy Thrailkille, Wesley Thrailkille, Billy Thrailkille, Kelly Thrailkille, Ricky Roberts, Eric Wise and Dillon Wise; great grandchildren, Kaylee Crooks, Kallel Crooks, Macee Powell, Remi Powell, Rylie Ann Thrailkille and Adysin Dooley. Ray is also survived by numerous members of her extended family and friends. 

Services to remember and honor Ray’s life will be at 10:00 am Wednesday, Dec. 10, in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange with Brother John Fortenberry, officiating. Rite of Committal and Interment will follow services at King Cemetery in Hartburg.

A gathering of Ray’s family and friends for a time of reflection and sharing will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

Condolences may be expressed for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.

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