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Josephine (Ray) Roper

October 29, 1926 ~ November 11, 2022 (age 96)


Josephine Ray Roper, 96, of Franklin, NC, passed away, November 11, 2022.  She was born in Macon County October 29,1926 to the late Robert Ray and Beulah Dowdle Ray.  She was preceded in death by her husband George W. Roper.   Mrs. Roper worked as a nursing assistant at Angel Medical Center and also worked for Dr. Ernest Fisher for many years. She was a member of Clarks Chapel United Methodist Church and she faithfully watched Dr. Charles Stanley on TV. 

She is survived by a special friend, Vicki Allen and several nieces and nephews. 

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two sisters, Myrtle Baker and Christine Dale Ray; and four brothers, R. L. Ray, Paul Ray, Ralph Ray and George Ray.

The family would like to thank the staff of Macon Valley for their care of Mrs. Josephine Roper.

A private service will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Clarks Chapel United Methodist Church Perpetual Cemetery Fund Atten: Alvin Doster 2741 Middle Creek Rd. Otto, NC 28763.

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