Lydia Harless Ray Ludwig, 90 of Ripley, was taken home by her Lord on May 4, 2018 after a long illness. She was born November 1, 1927 to the late Lyburn Bernie Harless and Belva Lockwood Brown Harless.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Arvel G. Ray Jr. and second husband Delbert Ludwig; four brothers, George Harless, Lyburn Harless Jr., John Harless and Fred Harless; three sisters, Lois Harless Whiteneck, Dorothy Harless Fields and Marie Harless Brogan.

Lydia is survived by her sons, Roger Lee Ray and Gerald Lynn Ray; daughter Christina Ray Dunbar; brothers James Harless and Charles Harless; She is also survived by eight grandchildren, several great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, Delbert’s Family, in-laws and many, many friends. For more information visit the link below.

Funeral Service will be 11:00 am Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the Epworth United Methodist Church, Ripley with Rev. Ford Price officiating. Friends may call on the family on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 from 5 to 8 pm at the Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley and one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Committal Service and Burial will be in the Hill Cemetery, Julian, WV on Thursday at 3:00 pm.

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