Betty J. Ayers Ray, age 88, of LaFollette, passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2021. She was a member of Cedar Hill Baptist Church. Preceded in death by Husbands: D.W. Ayers and James T. Ray, Son Darrell Ayers, Parents Hugh Cordell and Lillie Sharp Cordell. Brother Donald Cordell and Sister Sharon Marlow.


Daughter: Sheila Willoughby
Granddaughter: Katlynn Willoughby
Great-grandchildren: Baylee Spradlin and Skye Willoughby
Brothers; Gary and J.C. Cordell
Sister: Brenda Shelton

The family will receive friends 10 AM until 11 Am Friday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home and proceed to Bakers Forge Cemetery for 11:30 AM Graveside Service and Interment. Rev. Steve Evans officiating.

Online condolences may be given at
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home