Maxine (Crumb) Ray

March 24, 1924 ~ July 20, 2020 (age 96)


Retta Maxine Crumb Ray, 96 of Narrows, VA went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 20, 2020 at Heritage Hall Rich Creek.  Mrs. Ray was born on March 24, 1924 in Narrows, VA and was a daughter of the late Robert Jackson Crumb and Bertha Fleeman Crumb.  Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Vernon Q. Ray, the couple who raised her, Andrew Jackson Crumb and Aida Fleeman Crumb, one brother, Clarence Crumb.  She is survived by two daughters, Jennifer Ray and Judy Ray both of Narrows, one son, Jerry R. Ray, Sr. (Pat) of Richmond, as well as Rhonda Tickle (Gary) of Ripplemead, who joined us as a teenager, six grandchildren, Jerry R. Ray, Jr. (Paula), Chris Ray, Steven Hutchison, Kellie Price (Justin), Chad Tickle (Amanda) and Heather Tickle (Chrissy), seven great grandchildren, Grace, Clara, McKenna, Brooklyn, Kayleigh, Caitlyn and Colson.  Maxine loved the Lord and her family and spent her adult life serving both.  Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 24, 2020 at 11am at the Givens – Riffe Funeral Chapel in Narrows with Pastor Debbie Hutton officiating with a private interment following in the Fairview Cemetery in Narrows.  We will be observing phase 3 Covid-19 precautions. Please wear a mask and adhere to social distancing.  The family is being served by Givens – Riffe Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at

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Funeral Service
July 24, 2020

11:00 AM
Givens - Riffe Funeral Service

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