Janice Maureen Wilburn Bray – 72, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2011, at a local hospital.
She is the daughter of the late O.D. Wilburn, Sr., and Effie Estelle Leath Wilburn and was preceded in death by three brothers, O.D. Wilburn, Jr., Faust Wilburn and Jimmy Wilburn.
Janice loved God, spending time with family, cooking, sewing, shopping with Cindy, Tennessee football, gardening, feeding others and watching them eat.
She was a 1959 graduate of Falls College in Nashville, TN.
She retired after 20 years with the State of Tennessee having worked in medical records and was also a former employee with State Farm Insurance.
She attended Cross Roads Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Dorris Lee Bray, of Chattanooga, TN, son and daughter-in-law, Dicky Lane (Angie) Bray, of Ooltewah, TN, daughter, Cindy Bray Gilbert, of Cumming, GA, four grandchildren, Brandon Lee Bray, Whitney McClain Bray, Jared Scott Gilbert, Lauren Drew Gilbert, great grandson, Michael Lane Bray, sister and brother-in-law, Annette (Ronald) Oldham, of Goodlettsville, TN, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Steele officiating. Entombment will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens in Hixson, Tennessee.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 25, 2011, at the funeral home.
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Arrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, East Brainerd Chapel, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421.