GUIN, Ala. — Paul Ray, 36, died May 3, 2009, at Northwest Medical Center-Winfield, Ala. Services were today at 11 a.m. at Otts Funeral Home Chapel in Sulligent, Ala., with Bro. Johnny Freeman and Bro. Keith Spencer officiating. Burial followed at Pickle Cemetery. Mr. Ray was born March 18, 1973, in Lamar County, Ala. He was a member of Shiloh North Methodist Church. He had previously lived in Sulligent and attended Sulligent schools. He had worked at Hamilton Plastics. He was preceded in death by his father, Howard Ray; and grandparents, Driver and Effie Hawkins, and B.M. and Tommie Ray. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Annie Lou and Bobby Knight of Guin; brothers, Roger Ray of Guin, and Ricky and Richard Ray, both of Sulligent; sisters, Julie Gann of Guin and Kay Roberts of Winfield, Ala.; stepbrothers, Jackie Knight of Amory and Joey Knight of Detroit, Ala.; and stepsisters, Susan Benson of Sulligent, Sandra Pritchett of Sand Mountain, Ala., and Renee Shotts and Tammy Ables, both of Hamilton, Ala. Pallbearers were Jamie and Jason Gann, Dale and David Wayne Kilgore, Chris Roberts and Ricky Ray Jr.