Mrs. Loretta (Owens) Bray, age 92, of Brodhead, KY, wife of Donald, passed away Friday, March 6, 2020, at Rockcastle Health and Rehabilitation in Brodhead, KY.
Loretta was born on December 5, 1927, in Corbin, KY to the late Roscoe and Ethel (Ramsey) Eldridge. She married Donald Bray on July 2, 1948 and from that union came six children: Linda Lee, Donna Sharon, Dennis Dale, Ricky Dean, Michael Roy, and Melissa Carol. She was a member of Bible Baptist Church, enjoyed embroidering, quilting, cooking, and cleaning. She was a member of the Quail Homemakers.
Those left to celebrate her life are her husband of 71 years: Donald Bray; her children: Linda Lee (Jim) Ervin of West Chester, OH, Donna Sharon Pennix of Stanford, KY, Dennis Dale (Rhonda) Bray of Brodhead, KY, Ricky Dean (Tammy) Bray of Brodhead, KY, Michael Roy (Jennie) Bray of Brodhead, KY, and Melissa Carol Deathridge of Brodhead, KY; and fourteen grandchildren: Jamie Web, Laura Beth Boerman, Natalie Huston, Leslie McFall, Zachary Pennix, Jackson Bray, Tanner Bray, Josh Bray, Matthew Bray, Haley Bray, Aliah Bray, Ben Bray, Shanlee Childress, and Kaylee Deathridge; as well as great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by three siblings: Carl Eldridge, Pauline Mott, and Dorothy Blair.
Services for Mrs. Loretta Bray will be Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals in Brodhead, KY. Visitation will begin at 11am until time for the funeral service at 2pm with Bro. Travis Gilbert officiating. Burial will follow in the Ottawa Cemetery.
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