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Tesa Samone Ray

November 12, 1990 — January 7, 2022

Tesa Samone Ray, age 31, of Moberly, Missouri, unexpectedly passed away on January 7, 2022, at her home.

Tesa was born on November 12, 1990 in Columbia, Missouri, to Kenneth Scot Ray and Kelly Kimbrough.

She graduated from Higbee High School in 2009. Tesa also worked as a Certified Nurse’s Aide at the North Village Park Care Center for over five years.

Her family and friends will always remember her for her huge heart and always having such a way with words. Tesa enjoyed singing and writing poetry which she shared with those closest to her.

Tesa is preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Scot Ray.

She is survived by her mother, Kelly Kimbrough Allen; step-father, John
Hammond; two sons, Kason Ray and Zaydin Brockman; twin sister and best friend, Alexa Ray and sister Courtney Roe; maternal grandparents, Marsha and Michael Kimbrough; paternal grandmother, Barbara Ray; great-grandfather, Cecil Daiprai; two aunts, Tara Renfrow and Amber Kimbrough (Justin Bennett); niece, Kaedyn Hicks all family is of Moberly, Missouri and many close friends.

A memorial visitation celebrating Tesa’s life has been scheduled for Tuesday, January 18, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Pathway-Millard Family Funeral Chapel, Moberly, Missouri. In lieu of flowers the family asks that all donations be made to Pathway-Millard Family Funeral Chapel 411 Union Ave., Moberly, MO to help with funeral expenses.

Arrangements are under the direction of PATHWAY-MILLARD Family Funeral Chapel, 411 Union Avenue, Moberly, Missouri 65270 (660) 263-7284. Condolences may be left online for the family at

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Gathering

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Pathway-Millard Family Funeral Chapel

411 Union Ave, Moberly, MO 65270-2548

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