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Hazel "Lil Blondie" Ray

January 11, 1944 — December 15, 2021

Mrs. Hazel Jean "Lil Blondie" Ray, age 77, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at the Murray – Calloway County Hospital.

Mrs. Ray was born in Calloway County, Kentucky, on January 11, 1944, to the late Ernest Phillips and Cozy (Outland) Phillips. Mrs. Ray retired from Briggs and Stratton and was a member of the Grace Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Ray was preceded in death by her husband, Houston "Chicken Leg" Ray; six brothers, RJ Phillips, Mozelle Phillips, Joe Phillips, Ed Phillips, Harold Phillips, and Garvin Phillips; and by three sisters, Ernestine Norman, Juanita Herndon, and Marion Phillips.

Mrs. Ray is survived by two sons, Monty Ray and wife Cathy of Atlanta, Georgia and Tony Ray of Murray, Kentucky; one sister, Evelyn Koerber and husband Glenn of Michigan; two grandchildren, Montana Ray and London Ray both of Atlanta, Georgia; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, December 20, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Bro. Sammy Cunningham will officiate, and burial will follow in the Hicks Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service on Monday, December 20, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Online condolences can be made at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com
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Monday, December 20, 2021

11:00am - 2:00 pm (Central time)

The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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Funeral Service

Monday, December 20, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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