Cora Lucille Goodwin Ray

October 30, 1933 ~ July 23, 2020 (age 86)


Cora Lucille Goodwin Ray, 86, of Wake Forest, passed away, Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Transitions LifeCare. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late William and Alice Goodwin and was married to Dock R. Ray, Jr. who preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon, July 27, 2020 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Ray Family Cemetery.

Mrs. Ray is survived by her daughters, Rose Ray Hobbs of Wake Forest and Lora Ray Watson and husband, William, of Oxford; sister, Marie Hodge of Louisburg; brothers, John Robert “Bud” Goodwin of Louisburg and Douglas MacArthur Goodwin of Franklinton; grandchildren, Christopher Hobbs and wife, Sarah, of Zebulon, Rachel Ray, Brandon Ray, and Chelsea Ray; great-grandchild (due to be born in February, 2021), Baby Hobbs; loving neice, April Hodge Mullens and husband, Greg, of Franklinton. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Donna Ray Bobbitt, and by her sons, Terry William Ray and Dock Wayne Ray.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.

Friends may visit with the family from 1-2 prior to the service on Monday, July 27. 2020 at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center. (919-556-5811)


July 27, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bright Funeral Home

Funeral Service
July 27, 2020

2:00 PM
Bright Funeral Home

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