Born 1-13-1947 -- Died 7-5-2003
Ray Roy Edward Bresee, 56, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 13, 1947, in Humboldt, Kan., and passed away July 5, 2003, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo.
Survivors include his wife, Melissa, of the the home; six children -- Jamie Wheat of Pampa, Texas, Melvin Miller of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Natasha Miller of Oklahoma City, Okla., Tyler Ray Chalky Bresee, Heath Edward Bresee and Shania Ann Bresee, all of Thayer; two brothers -- Melvin Bresee of Joplin, Mo., Gene Bresee of Thayer, Mo; two sisters -- Rosa Jones of Iola, Kan., Jenny Bresee of Coffeyville, Kan.; five grandchildren -- O. J. Miller, Cayle Miller, Christina Miller, Letease Wheat and Macy Wheat.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray Chalky Bresee and Stella Bennett Bresee.
The funeral was July 8 in Clary Funeral Home Chapel at Mammoth Spring. Interment was in the Thayer Cemetery, with arrangements under the direction of Clary Funeral Home.