Funeral Services for Lealon Albert Wray, 88, West Plains, Missouri, will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, April 14, 2011, at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains, with Pastor Allen Cartwright officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains.
He was born the son of the late Claude Wray and Arrie Montgomery Wray, on April 22, 1922 in Mitchell, Arkansas and died April 10, 2011 in West Plains, Missouri.
He was united in marriage to Anna Bridges, who preceded him in death. He later married Mae Dawson.
He is survived by his wife, Mae Dawson Wray, of the home, West Plains, Missouri; three children, Lela Stapleton, husband, Ed, Peculiar, Missouri, Debby Lovins, husband, Mitchell, Peculiar, Missouri, and Roger Wray, wife, Marcia, Mount Dora, Florida; two step-children, Diane Overholtz, husband, Jerry, Blue Springs, Missouri, and David Dawson, wife, Mary, Viola, Arkansas; four grandchildren, Matt Stapleton, wife, Kathy, and family, Edmond, Oklahoma, Nikki Raver, husband, Don, and family, Harrison, Arkansas, Kirsten Luebrecht, husband, Alex, and family, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, and Barak Wray, wife, Kelly, Japan; three step-grandchildren, Robby Bomar, wife, Tonya, and family, Lake Lotawana, Missouri, Ronnie Bomar, wife, Robin, and family, Blue Springs, Missouri, and Bobbie Dawson and family, Viola, Arkansas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Anna Bridges Wray; one brother, Robert Wray, and one sister, Christina Wray; one grandson, Scott Stapleton, and one step-daughter, Patricia Richman.
He had attended the Viola Assembly of God Church, Viola, Arkansas. He had worked for several years as service manager for Brad-Guffey Chevrolet in West Plains.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 13, from 5 to 6 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will be in Mt.Calm Cemetery, Fulton County, Arkansas, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.