Paula S. Ray, 54, of Lehi, Utah, died Aug. 4, 2018, at the Heritage Care Center in American Fork, Utah, the result of a brief battle with brain cancer.
Paula was born Dec. 23, 1963, in Morenci, Mich., the daughter of the late Wayne Lewis and Karen (Phillips) Fackler.
She was a 1982 graduate of Gorham Fayette High School and was most recently employed as a customer service representative for Sykes Enterprises in Utah. Paula enjoyed crafting, horseback riding, and attending various concerts featuring her favorite 80s music. A lover of the outdoors, she enjoyed gardening, camping and dogs. She had opportunities to do a lot of traveling across the United States and also vacationed on several boat cruises.
She is survived by her husband, Terry D. Ray, of Lehi, whom she married on June 13, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nev.; four children, Anastasia (and Jeremy) Miller of Pioneer, Ohio, Yolanda (and Joe) Bohner of Montpelier, Ohio, Travis Kline of Fayette, and MaryJoe McBride (and Austin Grubbs) of Fort Wayne, Ind.; six grandchildren, Jeremy, Andrew, Shailynn, Alexia, Nathan and Boe; a great-granddaughter, Willow; and four step-children, Amber Kingsland of Sandy, Ore., Jalina Ray (and John) of San Jose, Calif., Jeremy (and Melissa) Ray of Cedar Fort, Utah, and Melanie (and Richard) Viet, of Media, Pa.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Henry and Susie Phillips.
A memorial service is planned at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette. Interment will follow in Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette. Visitation is scheduled for two hours preceding the service, beginning at noon.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Williams County Humane Society.