Karen Jean Batson Ray
Karen Jean Batson Ray, 56, of Oxford, NC, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2022.
Born in Mecklenburg County, she was the daughter of the late James McClaude Batson II, and Norma Jean McBroom Batson.
Karen was a member of the St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Throughout her life, she struggled with many health issues. So with that and many other trials that she has had to endure, her family is at peace that she is now at rest. She loved her family and friends dearly.
Surviving are her husband of twenty-five years, Frank Ray; one son Jacob Ray; two special people who were like daughters to her, Malissa Rogers (Ron), and Dorris Galspy (Jay); one brother, James M. Batson III (Terry); a cousin Mary McBroom; and her best and dearest friend, Michelle Kichman (Richard).
A private memorial service will be held by the family at a later date.