Mrs. Cleta Faye Bray, 96, of Lebanon, Indiana, passed away Monday, June 22, 2020, at Homewood Health Campus in Lebanon. She was born in Boone County, Indiana, on August 3, 1923, a daughter of the late Harrison “Harry” and Dessie (Scott) Pearcy.
On May 9, 1948, she was married to Hilman C. Bray in Lebanon. He preceded her in death on November 27, 2019. They had shared 71 wonderful years together.
Cleta was a graduate of Pinnell High School. She worked as a bookkeeper for various businesses such as, Boone Grain, Martin’s Gas, and Bray’s Heating & Cooling once she and Hilman began their own business.
A longtime member of Concord Baptist Church, Cleta also attended Lebanon Wesleyan Church for many years. She was involved with the Smile-A-While organization as well as the Ladies Aid Society. She enjoyed fishing, playing the piano, singing, cooking and being in her flower garden. Cleta was a devoted and loving wife, mother, and grandmother who enjoyed every moment with her family.
Two Children: DeAnn E. Caldwell and husband, Mike George of Colfax
Kevin H. Bray of Lebanon
Four Grandchildren: Kyle Burress and wife, Dianah of Lebanon
Amanda Hockenberry and husband, Keith of Lebanon
Kevin H. Bray, II and wife, Amy of Virginia Beach, VA
Christopher Bray of West Virginia
Twelve Great Grandchildren
Nieces and Nephews
In addition to her parents and her husband, Cleta was preceded in death by a brother, Orel Pearcy; a sister, Mary Nova Kelly; and son-in-law, David Caldwell.
Visitation is planned from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana.
Funeral Services are planned for 2:00 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home in Lebanon.
Interment will follow services at K of P Cemetery in Lizton.
Memorials may be directed to the Lebanon Wesleyan Church, 1004 South Lebanon Street, Lebanon, Indiana 46052.