Mrs. Deralea Ruth Bray, age 70, of Hannibal, passed on January 21, 2013 at the Massena Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are with the Garner Funeral Service. There will be a memorial service at The First Church of the Nazarene in Fulton, on 910 Utica St. on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. with Rev. David Cramer celebrant. Friends may call on Sunday from 2:30 until the time of the service. Contributions in her memory can be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Mrs. Bray is survived by her sons, Treab A. Bray and Terrance P. (Jessica) Bray of Texas; daughters Trimathie A. (Tony) Wells of Norfolk, and Tamara D. Bray of Tupper Lake; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren; brother Llyewellen (Clara) Halstead of Scriba; stepmother Elizabeth Conway of Fulton; an uncle; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, John Bray.
Deralea Ruth Bray was born on June 9,1942 in Syracuse, to the late Paul and Arleen Bristol Halstead. She was a graduate of Wayne Central High School in Ontario, NY. She was married to John Bray on April 8, 1961. She worked at Woolworth’s in Penfield for many years. She then was a homemaker. She loved painting pictures and enjoyed spending time with her family.