Mattie Ray

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Mattie Ray, 102, of Marshall, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008, at Mar-Saline Manor in Marshall.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with Rev. Dave Huck officiating. Visitation will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be sent to

Born Jan. 27, 1905, in Saline County, she was the daughter of the late William L. Odell and Dora Watts Odell. On May 31, 1930, she married Charles J. Ray, who preceded her in death on Feb. 15, 1985. She had lived in Saline County most of her life and was a member of First United Methodist Church and its Circle No. 4. She was also a member of Arrow Rock Chapter DAR, Chapter J.S. of P.E.O. and Friends of Arrow Rock.

Survivors include one brother, Gregory Odell of Gardner, Kan., and nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters.