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Glynda Faye Ray

Glynda Faye Ray – Feb. 21, 2020

Glynda Faye (Walters) Ray, 73, passed away on Feb. 21, 2020, from cancer.
Glynda was born to Charlie and Jewell (Carter) Walters on Sept. 7, 1946, in Clebit, Okla. Her parents moved their family to Springfield for work, when she was six months old. After graduating high school she continued her education and became a legal secretary and worked for a law office.
On May 18, 1975, she married Joe Ray in Lake Tahoe and moved to California, where he was working. In 1978, they moved back to Springfield.
Glynda enjoyed being a homemaker and loved raising her family. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, camping, the ocean, and making her house a home. She loved visiting with family, friends and neighbors and sharing her love of Jesus. Glynda’s greatest joy in life was her grandchildren.
Glynda is survived by son, Michael Ray, of Springfield; daughter, Traci (Mathew) Shoop, of Springfield; brother, Jerry (Karen) Walters, of Arkansas; grandchildren, Devon (Brenna), Benjamin, Justin and Jacob; and great-granddaughter, Athena.
She is also survived by her dear Aunt Virginia Walters, her cousin, who was truly a sister, Vickie Gabbert, and many other precious relatives and friends.
A private burial was held at Springfield Memorial Gardens. Services are in care of Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield. Visit to sign the online guest book.



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