Mrs. Helen Ray-Thomas was born February 16,
1952 in Arabi, GA., to the proud parents Manuel and Sue Ray.
Helen received her former education in Crisp County School
System. She later attended South CA Tech.
She accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized and attended
Little Rock Baptist Church with her parents and siblings.
During her lifetime she worked at Best MFG for several years. She
also did some private sitting work. In her leisure time she loved her
flowers and gardening. She was very warm hearted and friendly.
Helen enjoyed being a help to family and friends.
Helen departed her earthly life on January 16, 2019. She was
preceded in death by her much-loved parents, Manuel and Sue
Ray; and eight brothers, Bennie Ray, James O. Ray, Wincer L.
Ray, Herber Ray, Bland Ray, Sr., Alfred Ray, Roy C. Ray and
She leaves to cherish her memories: husband, Larry Thomas, Sr., of
Cordele, GA; son, Kevin N. Ray; loving granddaughter, Kryra D.
Ray of Cordele, GA; one sister, Jeanette R. Cross of Macon, GA;
two brothers, Manuel Ray, Jr., (Irene) of Miami, FL, and Larry
Ray of Cordele, GA; mother in-law, Jenny M. Bonner of Macon,
GA; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.
She will be deeply missed by family, friends, and all who knew her.