Gennie Ray Mims age 75 of Coffeyville departed this life on May 19, 2019 at Coffeyville Regional Medical Center.
Ray was born on June 23, 1943 in Spring Hill, Louisiana to Gennie and Bertha Mims. Ray attended the Webster Parish School System and graduated from Brown High School. He relocated to Kansas City, Missouri in 1967 and then made Coffeyville, Kansas his home in 1989. Ray drove Big Rig Trucks for 52 years, which was his life’s passion.
Ray’s memories will live on with his wife of 35 years Susie, children, Jacquelin Smith and Michael Mims both of Chicago, his brother Freeman Mims of Texas, eight grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
He now rests with his parents and two brothers.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 2:00pm at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel with burial immediately following at Fairview Cemetery. Friends are invited to sign the register and greet the family on Sunday, May 26, 2019 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at the Chapel. The family suggests memorials be made payable to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and they may be sent in care of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel 2405 Woodland Ave. Coffeyville, KS 67337. To leave the family a message of condolence, please visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com
So very sorry to hear of your husbands home going. May God grant you the peace that passes all understanding in this time of sorrow and pain. Praying with you and for you.
Sincerely Yours, Verna
Verna SandersCoffeyville, KS
You will be greatly missed. May the Lord except you into his kingdom with open arms. Love you and see you soon. Lamar Kebdrex,jr
Lamar Kendrex,jrIndependence, KS
My heart is in heaven, my soul is on earth, bright beautiful love is whats comforting my father, daughter memories.
JACQUELINE SMITHCHICAGO, IL