Heather Lynn Raley
Funeral Date: 8/8/2012

Obituary:
Heather Lynn Raley, age 41, of Monroe, LA., beloved mother, daughter, and sister, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on August 6, 2012. Born April 10, 1971, Heather was baptized February 1, 1981, at First Baptist Church in Stamps, AR, and was currently a member of Immanuel Baptist Church of Warren, where she once taught the ladiesí Sunday School class. Heather was the Coordinator of Administrative Operations of the University of Louisiana at Monroe, where she graduated with honors with a Master of Arts degree in History in 2010. She graduated with honors from University of Arkansas at Monticello in 2008, and was a 1989 honor graduate of Lamar Consolidated High School of Rosenberg, TX. Heather is survived by her son, Parker Graham Raley, of Monroe, LA; her parents, James and Sharon Raley, of Warren, AR; a brother, Ronnie Raley, and wife Kristi; a sister, Wendy McCardle and husband, Kevin; and a sister, Rebekah Russell and husband, Jason, all of Richmond and Rosenberg, Texas. She is also survived by two aunts, Deborah Green of Hot Springs, AR, and Jane Branch of McNeil, AR; and three uncles, C.E. Williams of Greenhill, AR; David Williams of Hot Springs, AR; and Johnny Williams of Warren, AR, as well as seven nieces and nephews and a host of loving cousins. She was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Charlie and Annie Raley of Stamps, AR, and maternal grandparents, Clyde and Otha Mae Williams of Warren, AR; two aunts, Jondalyn McDougald of Warren, AR, and Cleo Pierce of Poyen, AR, and one uncle, Leonard Raley of Bodcaw, AR. Memorial services were 2:00 p.m. Wednesday August 8, at Crossroads Baptist Church with Rev. Jay Bagwell officiating. Music was provided by Aline Haygood, Joan Miller and Mike McDougald. Arrangements were by Frazerís Funeral Home. Memorials preferred Parker Graham Scholarship Fund in the name of James Raley; Arkansas Superior Federal Credit Union; 313 S. Martin; Warren, AR. 71671.

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Name: Sandra Williams
Message: Dear James, Sharon & family, We are so sorry top hear abput the loss of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers go out to each and every one of you. We Love you all very much. Mike & Sandra Williams

Name: Marcia Chandler
Message: So sorry for your loss... Your family will be in my thoughts & prayers in the days ahead.

Name: Verna Whitfield
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless you all.

Name: Leonard & Sharon Rice
Message: Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this extraordinarily difficult time.

Name: Hubert and Ginger Ricks
Message: James, Sharon, Parker and Family The words I need won't come but know that you are in our prayers. God will get you through this. She's with HIM now.

Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: James,Sharon, and family, I am so deeply saddened for your loss. I have such fond memories of my associations with Heather. Please know that my thoughts and prayers will be with you during this difficult time.

Name: Scott Kelley
Message: My heart goes out for your loss. Sharon, Coach, Ronnie, Wendy, Rebekah and Parker are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Richard Hudson
Message: Sharon, I am so sorry!

Name: David, Robin, and Devyn Young
Message: James, Sharon,and Parker, We are greatly saddened by your loss. May God give you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Love, David, Robin, and Devyn

Name: Sylvia & Dean Parnell
Message: Our deep love and friendship, always.

Name: Sandra Link
Message: So sorry to hear of your loss. Even though we haven't kept in touch, you were special friends and wonderful memories.

Name: Jackie and Sylvia Bevill
Message: We are praying for you all during this sad time.

Name: Janice & Lane Wade
Message: James,Sharon,Parker & family, We only wish we had the perfect words that would ease your pain at this difficult time, but know that each of you are in our prayers & we truly care. In deepest sympathy. Our love, Lane, Janice & family

Name: Albert & Dawn Kerr
Message: James, Sharon & Family Please know that we are so very sorry for the loss of your daughter, Heather. We are certainly remembering you in our prayers.

Name: ULM Payroll Department
Message: Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with you. We will truly miss Heather from the ULM family.

Name: Glen & Carolyn Kerr
Message: Sharon, James & Family, So sorry to learn of the passing of Heather. Our prayers are with your family.

Name: Emily Welch Rodgers
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Name: Terr & Sheila Dickson
Message: We are so sorry to hear about Heather. Please know all of your family will be in our prayers.

Name: Kia Williams-Wyatt
Message: Raley family, may the Lord bring you peace and understanding in the wake of your loved one's passing. You are in the prayers and thoughts of my family and me.

Name: Margaret Hahn
Message: I just learned about Heather. I am so very sorry. Words seem so meaning less at this time. All of you are in my prayers. I mis you. Love Margaret

Name: Al Riggs
Message: Coach Raley, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Colon and Dee McNeal
Message: Thoughts and prayers for the whole Raley family.

Name: Sarah Martin
Message: Gayle & I want to express our sorrow over the passing of Heather. We will be in prayer for God's peace to overflow into your heart.

Name: sheilah eaton
Message: miss u and love u sweet friend!

Name: jerry lovelace
Message: James,Sharon & family, Im so sorry to hear this, you are in my thoughts and prayers every day.

Name: Randy Mast
Message: On behalf of the members of the Louisiana Collegiate Intramural-Recreational Sports Association, I extend our heartfelt sorrow to your family for the loss of Heather. She was a valued, respected, and inspirational member of our Association. Her intellect and personality were a true gift. We will miss her greatly.

Name: Joe Groh
Message: I'm shocked. Met Heather years ago thru mutual love of hockey. She will be missed. Thoughts and prayers for all her family and friends.

Name: Betsy White
Message: Thoughts and prayers are with your family. Heather was a wonderful woman who will be missed.