The Tennessean, Sunday, January 19, 2003
SHUBERT, RAY ALLEN – Age 85, January 17, 2003. He was born September 8, 1917 in Lenoir City, TN. Mr. Shubert was a graduate of Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, TN. While there he met his wife, Marilee Davis. They were married September 27, 1941. He was captain of the Carson-Newman football team, played on the baseball team and was inducted into the Carson-Newman Athletic Hall of Fame in 1986. He served as President of the Men’s Student Government. He also served in the U. S. Navy in 1941 and retired from Eaton Laboratories. He and his wife were active members of the First Baptist Church of Nashville for more than 50 years.
Mr. Shubert was preceded in death by his wife, Marilee and parents Henry E. and Martha Conner Shubert of Lenoir City, TN. He is survived by sons, Robert A. (Judy) Shubert of Fort Worth, TX and William H. Shubert of Brentwood, TN; one daughter, Leta (John) Sproule of Franklin, TN; sisters, Helen (Paul) Dutton, Alyce (Harold) Proaps, Lucille Gardner-Greene, and Berniece Walker, all of Lenoir City, TN; brother, R. H. Shubert of Knoxville, TN.
Grandchildren are Brandy Shubert of Bowling Green, KY; David (Tammy) Shubert of Andalusia, AL; Gail (Troy) Blalock of Caldwell, NC; Michael (Shannon) Shubert of Mt. Pleasant, TX; Jonathon Shubert of Brentwood, TN; Clint Wilder, Shannan Saratella Shubert, and Lacey (Joseph) Dozier, all of Nashville. Services will be held on Monday, January 20, 2003 at 10 a.m. with Dr. Frank Lewis officiating at the Broadway Chapel of Roesch Patton Brentwood Funeral Home. 1715 Broadway, Nashville.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 19, 2003 from 2-4 p.m., also at the funeral home. Honorary Pallbearers are members of the Koinonia Sunday School Class. Services will also be conducted in Lenoir City, on Tuesday, with interment to follow at the City Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Association. Broadway Chapel of Roesch Patton Brentwood Funeral Home. 1715 Broadway. (615) 244-6480.