Menard County Review, April 13, 1979

Petersburg woman's sister dead at 95
Mrs. Lucille Otstott Ray, 95 years old, died at Antioch, California on Saturday, April 7. She was the sister of Florence Clark of Petersburg and a former resident of Springfield and Decatur.

Mrs. Ray was born near Athens on March 22, 1884, the daughter of Francis Marion and Sarah Hunt Otstott. She was married twice, her first husband Arthur Boulware preceded her in death in 1939 and her second husband, Lewis Ray in 1958. She was a registered nurse and practiced nursing for the Wabash R.R., Springfield Memorial Hospital and Decatur hospital. She moved to Antioch California in 1958.

Surviving is her sister, Mrs. Clark of Petersburg and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters.

Funeral services were held at Antioch with burial in Oakview Memorial Cemetery with Higgins Mortuary in charge of the services.

Transcribed by:Rajean Gallagher


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