Floral 09

Mary E. (Hollis) Stith-Ray

April 27, 1922 ~ August 4, 2019 (age 97)


MARY E. STITH-RAY, 97, passed away Sunday August 4, 2019 at the Autumn Woods Health Campus.  She was the former Mary Hollis, born in New Albany, IN. and was a member of Central Christian Church.  Mary was an avid bowler and seamstress and she loved tending to her roses.   She was preceded in death by her first husband: Robert Jack Stith and her second husband: Jack Ervin Ray, her parents: Louis and Catherine Hollis, her brother and his wife: Louis R. and Verbal Hollis and her step-daughter: Melinda Ray. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at Autumn Woods who took such great care of Mary.

Survivors include:

            3 daughters: Sandra L. Morris, Cynthia A. Hines(D. J.) and Melissa L. Snyder(Gregg),

            Her step-son: Bobby Ray(Donna),

            8 grandchildren: Gretchen M. Wilkins(Greg), Amy M. Callahan(Jon), Amanda F. Braden(Joe), Brandon R. Hines(Fiancee’: Ronda Pearce), Emily J. Snyder, Christopher A. Snyder(Megan), and Amelia and Madeline,  

             12 great grandchildren and one great great grandson.

A Celebration of Mary’s life will be held at 11 AM Monday August 19, 2019 at the Oak Street Chapel of Naville & Seabrook Funeral Homes(1846 E. Oak St.) with entombment in SCI-Graceland Memorial Park.  Visitation will be from 12 – 6 PM Sunday and from 10 – 11 AM Monday before the service.   

Memorial Contributions may be given to Central Christian Church.

To send flowers to Mary's family, please visit our floral section.


August 18, 2019

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Naville & Seabrook
1846 Oak St.
New Albany, IN 47150

Funeral Service
August 19, 2019

11:00 AM
Naville & Seabrook
1846 Oak St.
New Albany, IN 47150

© 2020 Naville & Seabrook Funeral Homes. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS