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Mrs. Patricia Angela Tucker Patray

Sunrise: August 15, 1957
Sunset: February 11, 2022

“I will bless the Lord at all times: His praise shall continually be in my mouth. O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together.” Psalm 34:1&3

With deep sorrow, the Patray, Tucker, Stevens and Johnson families announce the home-going of our devoted and beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, cousin and friend, Patricia Angela Tucker Patray. This sad event occurred on Friday, February 11, 2022 in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.

She leaves to mourn her loss, her husband Rev. Dr. William M. Patray, Sr. ( forty years and six months); her children Dr. Willnella C. Patray, Candace Helen P. Patray, William M. Patray, Jr., Richard K. Patray (Mysah) and Melford R. Patray, and her granddaughter Mehlani Angeline Patray. Additionally mourning her loss are her siblings Filmore D. Johnson (Coleen), Miata Gene Tucker (Lonnie) and Maimah Zoe Tucker (Joseph); her only surviving aunt Mrs. Amy Bah; many cousins and friends throughout the USA and Liberia.

Home-going celebration will be held as follows:

Friday, March 4, 2022
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Malabys Crossroads Baptist Church
911 Old Knight Road
Knightdale, NC 27545
Tel: 919-266-1071

Celebration of Life
Saturday, March 5, 2022
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Malabys Crossroads Baptist Church
911 Old Knight Road
Knightdale, NC 27545

Live stream information for the Celebration of Life:
Please click the link below to join the Service:
Meeting ID: 87357102509
Passcode: 633440


Rev. Dr. William M. Patray, Sr. 919-539-5074
Dr. Willnella C. Patray (daughter) 678-629-0409
Richard K. Patray (son) 281-919-4413
Melford R. Patray (son) 919-594-3148
Filmore D. Johnson, Jr. (brother) 770-875-5207
Maimah Z. Tucker Ellis (sister) 984-349-4579
Leuvet A. Stevens 301-675-6990
Miatta G. Tucker Stewart 972-900-1160

1. Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh/Crabtree Valley
3912 Arrow Drive
Raleigh, NC 27612
Tel: 919-703-2525
Group name: Patray family
Rate: $129.00

2. Marriot/Courtyard Raleigh
Tel: 919-821-3400
Group name: Patray Family Room
Rate: $99.00

3. Comfort Suites Raleigh Walnut Creek
1309 Corporation Parkway
Raleigh, NC 27610
Tel: 919-212-6900
Rate: $99.00

4. Holiday Inn Express & Suites
3618 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610
Tel: 919-256-2800
Rate: $119.00