Helen Porter Ray
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Helen Porter Ray
  • September 20, 1926 - November 12, 2017
  • Summerville, South Carolina

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SUMMERVILLE - A funeral service for Helen Porter Ray, 91, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, with burial in Woodridge Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.



Mrs. Ray died Sunday, November 12, 2017. Born in Lockhart, SC, she was a daughter of the late Harold Fant Porter and Josie Jones Porter. She worked for the South Carolina Department of Revenue and retired after 22 years. She was a member of Seven Oaks Presbyterian Church. Helen was known for her sweet compassionate nature and her quick wit. She loved people and every stranger to her was a friend waiting to be made.



Surviving are her son, Thomas O. Ray and daughter-in-law, Jane Ray of Mt. Pleasant; grandchildren, Michael Ray (Codie), Amanda Ray Lloyd (Pat), Blake Ray (Megahn), Clint Locklear (Elliott), Baker Locklear Snider (Jordan), and Rebecca Locklear Martino (Wes); and 12 great-grandchildren.



She was predeceased by her husband, Harry Oren Ray; son, James David Ray; and brothers, Morris F. Porter and Harold L. Porter.



Memorials may be made to The Village at Summerville, 201 West 9th North Street, Summerville, SC 29483.



Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.