Dorothy June (Conder) Ray passed away after a lengthy illness on November 22, 2018. A blessin on Thanksgiving Day.\n\nDorothy was born on April 23, 1929 in North Miami, Oklahoma to Luther and Eva Conder. She\nwas one of eight children and spent her childhood in Commerce, Oklahoma during the depression and WWII years. She\ngraduated from Commerce High School in 1947 and was married the next day to Gerald Ahniwake Ray. Together they \nspent several years having their children and chasing jobs around the country, including Illinois and California before settling\nin Grants, NM in 1958.\n\nDorothy worked several jobs in the Grants/Milan area. The Milan Post Office, Cibola Hospital, Kerr McGee Corporation, Keradmax \nand Anaconda to name a few. She was an avid bowler and loved to sew and crochet. Dorothy was constantly cooking and her \nhome was always open to any guest who showed up at the door or ones that were brought in by one of her kids or grandkids. \nShe was famous for her "Dorothy Burgers".\n\nDorothy was mostly known as a devoted wife and mother. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, \nher mother and father and six of her seven siblings. \n\nShe is survived by her children: June Baca and husband Clifford, Jerry Ray and wife MaryJane, Joseph Ray, John Patrick Ray \nand wife Carolyn, and James Ray and wife Tawnya, on remaining Sister: Octa Jo Rooney and husband Windell, \nFourteen Grandchildren, Seventeen Great-Grandchildren and one Great-Great Grandchild.\n\nDorothy had several family members both on the Conder side and the Ray side. She had five brothers and two sisters. \nHer husband had five brothers and two sisters. Lots of in-laws, nieces and nephews that she loved and loved her.\n\nThere will be a graveside service sometime in June or July of 2019 in Miami,, Oklahoma. There her ashes will be buried \nwith her husband.