Serma U. Deaton Ray, 87, passed away July 9, 2004. Predeceased by her husband, Charles Ray; two grandchildren; and father of her children, Neil H. Jones. Survived by her son, Prof. Neil D. (Lene) Jones of Copenhagen, Denmark; daughter, Lynn (Louis) Moore of Pueblo; 5 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Serma was born May 24, 1917, in Mills, N.M. She was a talented artist and taught classes in Denver at the Denver Recreation Center for 17 years. Upon moving to Pueblo, at the age of 80, she taught for 2 more years. Creating art was her passion and joy. There will be no viewing. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, July 15, 2004, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Don Worthington officiating. Private graveside service. Friends and family will be received at 848 Autumn St. The family thanks Pueblo Extended Care, Preferred Hospice, Dr. Barris and Becky Kueter for the exceptional care they gave Serma. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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