Thurman Wray, 88 of Floyd, went to his Heavenly Home on June 7, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving and faithful wife of nearly 65 years, Bonnie S. Wray; two sons & daughters-in-law, James & Renee Wray of Largo, FL and Ricky & Jennifer Wray of Austinville, VA; three daughters & sons-in-law, Terry & Donald Epperly of Riner, Judy & Robert Reed of Floyd, and Tracy & Bobby Glover of Cumming, GA; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sisters & brothers-in-law, Corine Albert, Mary & Harold Mullins, and Wanda Nolley; brothers & sisters-in-law, Charlie & Sette Wray, and Eileen Wray.
He is preceded in death by one grandson; brothers & sisters-in-law, Herman Wray (his twin), Rufus & Glenna Wray, Herbert & Judy Wray, and John Wayne Wray; sisters & brothers-in-law, Annie & Wilmer Harris, Ruth & Russell Young, R.K. Albert, Vernon Nolley, and Emma Jean Wray.
Thurman was a long time member of New Haven Baptist Church in Floyd. He was employed by Citizens Telephone Co. for 30 ½ years.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at the New Haven Baptist Church with Pastor James Cockram, Pastor Leon Wood, and Pastor Allen Agee officiating. Interment will follow in the Jacksonville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel.
The family would like to extend a special thank you for the care and compassion provided for our loved one by Carilion Clinic Hospice – NRV.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in his memory to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.