Dorothy R. Pleasants Ray

March 26, 2013 

Dorothy R. Pleasants Ray, 92, died Monday, March 25, 2013.

She was born in Wake County daughter of the late Flonnie O’Neal Ross and William Kenneth Ross and was preceded in death by her first husband her children’s father, Victor Pleasants and her second husband; Ballard Ray, sisters; Heinretta, Mable and Joyce, brothers; Jimmy Ross, Charles Ross, Carlton Ross, Garland Ross and W.K. Ross, great grandson; Allen Merritt and a grandson; Jimmy Dorsey. She was a member of Mary’s Chapel Baptist Church.

Funeral service will be held 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon March 27, 2013 at Mary’s Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Al Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Ray is survived by her daughters; Betty Pleasants of Youngsville and Jean Beck of Franklinton, a son; Wayne Pleasants of Wake Forest, a brother; Clifton Ross of New Mexico, grandchildren; Tammy and Jeff Merritt, Scott and Shirley Ross all of Wake Forest, great grandchildren; Taryn Merritt and Andrew Ross, sisters-in-law; Minnie Ross of Wake Forest and Doris Ross of Houston, TX.

Friends may visit with the family from 7-8:30 Tuesday evening, March 26, 2013 at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center 405 South Main St. Wake Forest, NC 27587. (919-556-5811)

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