Kimberley (Kim) Vencion Ray of Waynesboro, TN was born on February 4, 1961 in Waynesboro, TN, the daughter of Clara Nell Pope Vencion of Waynesboro, TN, who survives and the late James Edward Vencion. She was united in marriage to Jerry Wayne Ray on April 28, 1989. Mrs. Ray was the secretary for 39 years at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Wayne County in Waynesboro, TN and was a member of the Waynesboro Church of God in Waynesboro, Tennessee. She was affectionately known as “Mama Kim” and enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family. Mrs. Ray departed this life on Friday, June 24, 2022 at St. Thomas Hospital West in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 61 Years, 4 Months and 20 Days after a brief illness.
Other than her mother, Mrs. Ray is survived by her husband, Jerry Wayne Ray, daughters, Anna Ray Carroll and husband, Macon and Bailey Kilburn, one grandson, Vencion Carroll and sister, Lisa Vencion Daniel and husband, Anthony all of Waynesboro, TN and aunts, uncles and cousins. In addition to her father, Mrs. Ray was preceded in death by grandparents, Harvey and Audrey Pope and Leonard and Lorene Vencion. Services were held on Monday, June 27, 2022 at 1:00 PM at Shackelford Funeral Directors chapel in Waynesboro, Tennessee, with Timothy Owen and Samuel Hodum officiating. Burial was in Memorial Gardens, Waynesboro, Tennessee with Shackelford Funeral Directors of Wayne County assisting the family. Pallbearers were Robert Pope, Kenley Bates, Tony Love, Tyler York, James Griggs and Samuel Hodum with the staff and former staff of Shackelford Funeral Directors of Wayne County serving as honorary pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be given in her memory to the Waynesboro Church of God building fund at 120 Belew Hollow Road, Waynesboro, TN 38485.