Gracie Delores Ray, 80, of Aurora passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2024, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. She was born May 15, 1943, in Picher, Okla., the daughter of Walter Thomas and Ida Mae (McDonald) Wolfinbarger.
She was a manicurist and a homemaker and a member of the VFW Post 4207 Ladies Auxiliary in Monett.
She is survived by three sons, Scott McPheely of Modesto, Calif., Robbie (Darlene) McPheely, and Todd McPheely, all of Monett; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Eddie Franklin, of Modesto, Calif.; three sisters, Patsy Wolfinbarger-Pope, of Claremore, Okla., Debbie Waddell of South Carolina and Trella Franklin of Joplin; her ex-husband, Robert Ray and his family of Monett,  and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, William Kenneth McPheely; and one sister, Armanda McNiel.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora.


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