Cover photo for Marjorie Ray's Obituary
Marjorie Ray Profile Photo
1926 Marjorie 2019

Marjorie Ray

January 9, 1926 — February 11, 2019

Mrs. Marjorie "Marj" Ray née Moore went to be with the Lord on February 11, 2019 in Hobbs, NM at the age of 93 years.

Marj is survived by her husband J.T. Ray, children Grace and Jim Roberson of Hobbs, Judson T. Ray Jr. of Hobbs, Samuel and Vickie Ray of Frederick, CO, Howard Ray of Hobbs, Robert and Betsy Ray of Hobbs, Christie and Chuck Barbee of Roswell and special son Martin Garcia and 4 grandchildren Tarence, Cason, Braden and Matthew. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Flora and brothers W.O., Monroe, Raymond, Freeman and Ernest.

Mary Marjorie Moore was born on January 9, 1926 in Cisco, Texas to William Oliver Moore and Nellie Virginia Notgrass Moore. She graduated from Hardin-Simmons University and married Judson Thomas Ray, Sr. in 1953 after moving to Imperial, Texas. Over the years, the couple welcomed 6 children into their home and she set about teaching them her love of music and her Christian faith. Her children remember her as a tireless, dedicated and loving mother who encouraged them to pursue their goals and welcomed all their friends into her home and to the dinner table just as if they were her own children.

Marjorie was an accomplished musician and teacher, instilling in all her children a love of music and an appreciation for all types of music. She was an individual who loved music and was passionate about playing the organ and piano for her church and in sharing her love of music with as many children as she was able, teaching many children to play the piano and performing as an accompanist for students at music competitions well into her sixties.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.


Funeral Service

Chapel of Hope
3321 N. Dal Paso St.
Hobbs, NM  88240
Friday, February 15, 2019
2:00 pm


Prairie Haven Memorial Park
2201 E. Stanolind
Hobbs, NM  88240

Memorial Contributions

St. Judes Childrens Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN  38105
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Marjorie Ray, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree