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Friday, July 9, 2021
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Mrs. Edna ‘Scheryl’ Oglesby Ray, 77, of Woodyard Road, Elberton, wife of 53 years to the late Billy Douglas Ray, entered into rest suddenly and unexpectedly on Thursday, July 1, 2021, at her residence.
Mrs. Ray was born in Royston on December 17, 1943, daughter of the late Ed and Charlene Dickerson Oglesby. “MIss Scheryl”, as she was affectionately known, touched the lives of generations of Elbertonians through her work as a dental assistant. She worked for Dr. Piper, Dr. Herndon, Dr. Campbell, and later retired from Dr. Jesse L. Robinson. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church.
She is survived by three sons: Keith and Lisa Ray of Bowman, Darren and Karen Ray of Elberton, and Randy Ray of Elberton; sister and best friend, Edalene Oglesby Roberts of Comer; brother, Rickey and Marie Oglesby of Elberton; eight grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a sister, Betty Rousey.
Funeral services celebrating her life will be held on Saturday, July 10, at 2 o’clock in the Memorial Chapel of Berry Funeral Home with the Rev. Sean Baughman officiating. Entombment will follow in the Mausoleum at Forest Hills Memorial Park.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00p.m. on Friday, July 9.
Flowers are accepted and contributions may be made in her memory to Victory Baptist Church, 2434 Bowman Highway, Dewy Rose, Georgia 30634.
Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.berryfh.com.
Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Edna ‘Scheryl’ Oglesby Ray.