Lori Ann Vinyard 51, of Hamel, IL passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014. She was born June 12, 1962 in Wood River to Denver and Lois (Wood) Ray. She married Bill Vinyard October 24, 1987 in Wood River. She loved caring for her family and enjoyed knitting and gardening.
She is survived by her husband Bill Vinyard of Hamel; mother, Lois Ray of Alton: son, Sam Vinyard of Hamel; daughter Elizabeth Vinyard of Pocahontas; grandson, Colten Vinyard; five brothers and four sisters-in-law, Gary and Shirley Ray of Godfrey, Tim Ray of Wood River, Rick and Alice Ray of Fosterburg, Chris and Mel Ray of Wood River and Joe and Judy Ray of Bunker Hill and two sisters and brothers-in-law, Kathy and Wayne VanWinkle of Bethalto and Tina and Keith Zumwalt of Wood River.
She was preceded in death by her father, Denver Ray.
A memorial visitation will be held 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Memorials can be made to FamliesRoc to help in raising awareness of Ovarian Cancer and supporting women and their families as they deal with the disease. Online guestbook available at www.paynicfh.com