On January 26, 2020 at exactly 3:37 p.m., Agnes Calhoun Ray peacefully and sweetly left her husband, son, family, friends and her earthly body and went home to be with the Lord. Agnes was born September 4, 1944 in Weaverville, NC.
Agnes was a graduate of Stephens-Lee High School, she worked at Mills Manufacturing and Square D Company for twenty years. She was a member of the Daughters of Jerusalem Eastern Star.
Agnes loved to cook, and everyone looked forward to her cakes, pies, and all the Holidays at her house. She was a member of Little Mt. Zion Baptist Church until she joined Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Mars Hill, NC.
Agnes was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Ann Calhoun; sister, Kitty Calhoun Richardson.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband of over 50 years, Alonzo Ray; one son, Jeffrey Ray (who was her pride and joy);sister, Cynthia Watley (Otto) Asheville, NC; brothers, Samuel Calhoun (Charlene) of Freeport, New York and Andrew Calhoun (Carol) Greensboro, NC; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins; other relatives and friends.
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