Mr. David Brittain Bray

June 15, 1947 – January 30, 2024

Mr. David Bray, age 76, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, passed peacefully after a long fight with lung cancer with several family members in attendance.

He was supported throughout good times and bad by his loving wife of 58 years, Ellen Bray. His legacy was to teach his future generations love, generosity, work ethic, strength, and commitment, which will live on for generations to come.

The family wants to acknowledge the people who contributed to his journey throughout life. His life was more bountiful for the people who were present during it.

He is survived by:

Wife: Dora Ellen Hubbard Bray

Daughters: Wenona Dotson of Nashville, Jessica Houser (Travis) of Alexandria, & Sherry Smith of Manchester

Sisters: Gail Dunn of Fort Payne & Sharron Patterson of Fort Payne

Grandchildren: Tiffany Miller, Henry Dotson (Lexi), Charlie Stout (Josephine), Dale Dotson, & Jesse Houser (Emily)

Preceded in death by:

Parents: Jesse “Britt” & Vernie Bray

Son-in-law: Greg Dotson

Grandchildren: Travis Lee Houser & Sebastian Houser


Date of Visitation: Saturday, February 3, 2024

Visitation Location: Burt Chapel-Fort Payne

Visitation Time: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM CST


Date of Funeral: Saturday, February 3, 2024

Funeral Location: Burt Chapel-Fort Payne

Funeral Time: 3:00 PM CST



Date of Burial: Saturday, February 3, 2024
Burial Location: New Home Cemtery on HWY 40

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Emily houser from Murfreesboro wrote on February 2, 2024 at 5:38 am
I haven’t known Mr. David bray long but I was blessed to get to be in his presence for a while. He was loved and will be missed by so many.
Pat Houser from Alexandria wrote on February 1, 2024 at 11:43 pm
So very sorry for your loss. No words can heal the pain of your loss, but take comfort in the love he gave you all.

Mr. David Brittain Bray2024-01-31T22:27:59+00:00
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