Winnie Mae Ray

Winnie Mae Ray

Winnie Mae “Sally” Guin Ray, 79, of Monticello, passed away on March 29, 2016 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.

She retired from Burlington Industries after 35 years of service, was a devout Christian and was a member of Ladelle Baptist Church. Sally loved to cook, sew and take care of Jessie Lee and she was really good at all three. She never met a stranger and warmly welcomed everyone into her home. She will be greatly missed not only by her family, but everyone who had the pleasure of meeting her.

She was born November 6, 1936 in Arkansas City and was the daughter of the late Shird Dee Guin and Louany Higgins Guin.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by six brothers, Leslie Guin, Willie Marion Guin, Archie Dee Guin, Jessie Lee Guin, Edward Guin and Jerry Lee Guin; one sister, Dorothy McLeroy

Survivors include her loving husband, Jessie Lee Ray of Monticello; two sisters, Mary Lou Cromeans of Stuart, Mississippi and Maggie O’Connor of Monticello; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held on April 2 at 11 a.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial at Union Ridge Cemetery.

Visitation is April 1 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.