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Deborah D. Bray

July 10, 1956 — November 28, 2018

Deborah D. Bray, 62, of El Dorado, Arkansas departed this life on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.  She was born on July 10, 1956 in El Dorado, Arkansas to Hosea Bray and Geraldine Andrews.

She was a member of Zion Watch Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Hosea Bray and Geraldine Andrews; one sister, Linda Yarbrough and brother, Willie Bray.

Deborah leaves to cherish her memory: her brother, Joe Bray of Texas and her sister, Helen Bray Rugeley of California; four children, Keith Nunn, Sharmonica Breggs, Edrick Ellis and Tangy (Phillip) Ford all of El Dorado, Arkansas, and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews who will miss her immensely.

Public visitation will Wednesday, December 5, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Sims Mortuary. Funeral services will be Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Watch Baptist Church. Interment will be at Zion Watch Cemetery under the direction of Sims Mortuary. Sign the guestbook online at

Pallbearers will be Thomas Land, Donald Williams, DeWayne Crew, Tyrin Gatson, Robert Guster and Joseph Cole. Honorary pallbearers will be Jared Nunn, Demarkio Hoosier, Gionni Evans, Jacorey Nunn, Rod Reynolds and Phillip Ford.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Deborah D. Bray, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

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