Virginia June (Wray) Stovall, passed away to join her Heavenly family on November 9, 2019. She was residing at Ashley Manor in Ashley, Ohio. Virginia was born to Pastor John Paris and Elva (Ellison) Wray on June 22, 1936 in Pontiac, Missouri located in the Ozark Mountains. June was their only child. She was raised to work on a dairy farm by milking cows, but also helped with cooking and housekeeping chores at a very young age. Her father was a General Baptist minister who instilled the love of God in her. She followed The Way for the rest of her life and rejoiced when others found the Lord. She married and divorced very early in her adult life, leaving her to raise four children on her own under the watchful eye of her parents. Pastor Wray was determined to have his daughter and grandchildren to have higher education and had high expectations of them. She received a certificate of business in Cape Girardeau, Missouri and secured work as a secretary for Centenary Methodist Church in that city. After moving to Oakland City, Indiana in 1968, June was a secretary for Oakland City College (University). She received her Bachelors of Education from OCC. Later she received her Masters of Education from the Indiana State University-Evansville (University of Southern Indiana). She taught for a few years for Oakland City and Francisco Elementary Schools of the East Gibson School Corporation. June 22, 1980, she married Raymond Stovall at the Clark’s Chapel Church, Somerville, IN, with her father, John, performing the vows. June and Ray lived during their married lives in Olney, Illinois; San Juan-Capistrano, California; and Lake Havasu, Arizona until her beloved Ray’s death in February 2016. Her parents also preceded her in death.
Surviving are children Sabrina (Timothy) Frederick, Princeton, Indiana; Kerry (Kathleen) Warren, Jenks, Oklahoma; Alohna Warren, Grove City, Ohio; Kevin Warren, South Bend, Indiana; Laura (Jeff) Johnson, Oblong, Illinois; and Jeff (Laura) Stovall, Riceville, Tennessee; 17 grandchildren, Kathy Warren, Alina (Adam) Fennell, John (Jacqueline) Warren, Keava (Mark) Workman, Ian (Jodi) McClellan, Chantel (Christopher) Horton, Toni (John) McDowell, Jacob Frederick, Evan Elliott, Caleb (Kylin) Elliott, Audra Elliott, Darvin York, Jaci York, Jesse (Gloria) Stovall, Eric (Skylar) Stovall, Jennifer (Nick) Shaw, and Kenny Wilds; and 26 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 10:30 am Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City, with Rev. Amber Livermore officiating. Burial will follow at Montgomery Cemetery in Oakland City. Visitation will be from 9:30 am until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Fellowship Church Building Fund, 527 E Illinois St., Princeton, IN 47670. Envelopes will be available at Corn-Colvin Funeral Home. You may leave a message of sympathy or light a candle in memory of Virginia at www.corncolvinfuneralhome.com. Corn-Colvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Stovall family.
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Grace Fellowship Church Building Fund
527 E. Illinois St, Princeton IN 47670