Kelle Gwen Phillips Ray, 47, of Alexander died Tuesday Jan. 3, at her residence. She was born Feb. 18, 1964, in Texarkana, Texas.
She was a 1982 graduate of Arkansas High School in Texarkana and a 1987 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority, was a longtime pharmaceutical representative, and was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church in Little Rock.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ed Phillips.
She is survived by her husband, Dr. Steven Ray; a son, Parker Davis Ray of Alexander; a daughter, Cassaday Ray of Alexander; her mother, Jo Gwen Phillips of Texarkana; a brother, J.D. Phillips, of Texarkana; aunts and uncles, E.C. and Jane Davenport of Texarkana and Dr. Pat and Annette Phillips of Fort Smith; one special cousin, Dara Mauldin of Texarkana; and a number of other relatives and friends.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan 7, at Rondo Memorial Park with the Rev. Bruce Bennett officiating. Burial will be under the direction of Texarkana Funeral Home, Texarkana, Arkansas.
The family will be at the home in Rondo
Memorials may be made to Serenity Park for Women, 2801 W. Roosevelt, Little Rock, AR 72204, or the Texarkana Animal Shelter, 203 Harrison St., Texarkana, AR 71854
Online guestbook: www.texarkanafuneralhome.com