Bessie Marzette King Ray, 91, of Dumas passed away on February 27, 2017 in Monticello.

Mrs. Ray was a member of Anderson Chapel Baptist Church and a homemaker.

She was born on March 15, 1925 in Dumas, and was the daughter of the late John Henry King and Bessie Jackson Touchstone King.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Ray.

Survivors are three daughters, Barbara Lomerson of Louisville, Kentucky, Judy Maroon of Dumas, and Holly Scribner of Dumas; a brother, Kenneth King of Dumas; two grandchildren, Marsha Lomerson and Billy Scribner; and two great grandchildren, Patrick and Emma Scribner.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, at Griffin Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, Griffin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Fay Collins officiating. Burial will be at Tyro Cemetery.