Thursday, November 9, 2023

Patricia “Pat” Louise Crim Ray, age 71 of Deepwater (formerly of Amsterdam)

Celebration of Life Visitation for Patricia "Pat" Crim Ray of Deepwater, Missouri formerly of Amsterdam, Missouri will be 2 - 3 p.m. Monday, November 13, 2023 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri. Contributions to National Down Syndrome Society. Online condolences www.schowengerdtchapel.com.

Patricia “Pat” Louise Crim Ray, age 71 of Deepwater, Missouri formerly of Amsterdam, Missouri died Friday, November 3, 2023 at her home. She was born March 3, 1952 to Ray Eugene and Helen Louise DeBoard Gaston in Granby, Missouri.

Pat, one of seven children, attended school in Grandview, Missouri and received her GED.  She worked for House of Lloyd in Grandview and later at the dog food plant in Butler, Missouri.  Pat had lived in Amoret and Amsterdam before moving to Deepwater, Missouri in September of 2023.  On December 11, 2015 she married Wallace “Doby” F. Ray.  Pat enjoyed taking care of the elderly, fishing, playing games on the computer, crocheting, glass frosting, her dogs and keeping her husband happy no matter what.

Pat is survived by three children, Joe Crim of Joplin, Missouri, Cassie L. Brown and husband Moe of Adrian, Missouri and George E. Crim of Springfield, Missouri; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; several stepchildren, step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Steven L. Gaston and wife Tina of Deepwater, Missouri and Mike Gaston of Springfield, Missouri; two sisters, Karan A. Kisner of Stanton, Nebraska and Sue Williams of Amoret, Missouri; and nieces and nephews.   She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Ray Gaston Jr.; her husband, Wallace “Doby” F. Ray on December 14, 2019; a baby sister, Kay Proctor; and two nephews, Ryan Proctor and Steven Gaston Jr.



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