Frances Evelyn Ray, age 94 of Decatur died at 9:55 am. Thursday January 3, 2019 in her home.\nA graveside service will be held at 11:00 am. Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Macon County Memorial Park. A Celebration of Life and meal will follow at Blue Mound First Christian Church in the Northcutt Hall (100 South Lewis Street Blue Mound, Illinois). Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care assisted the family with the arrangements.\nFrances was born in October of 1924 in Decatur daughter of Harry O. and Gladys Whitacre. She graduated from Stephen Decatur High School class of 1942. She was a member of First United Methodist Church. Frances retired from Federal Kemper Insurance Company. She married Charles W. Ray on June 21, 1944.\nSurviving are her children, Dennis (Sharon) Ray of Taylorville, Illinois, Lynette Whitehurst of Yellville, Arkansas, Kathy (Dave) Hill of Macon, Illinois, Kevin Ray of Decatur, eleven grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, sister, Lois Hadley of Lovington, Illinois, brother, Raymond (Dorma) Whitacre of Macon, sisters-in-law, Eva May Whitacre of Decatur and Donna Whitacre of Maroa.\nShe was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers, Bob, Jack, Jimmy and Kenneth, sister, Shirley Blaylock.