Raylene was born to Delores M. Wade and Billy Ray Foster in Los Angeles, California.
Raylene attended Thomas Jefferson High School. After leaving high school she went on to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse. Raylene left nursing and went into Retail Management. During this time, she married Myron T Roy. Out of that union their son Brian K. Roy was born. Raylene left Retail Management and went to work for Kaiser Permanente. She became a lead receptionist in her department.
Raylene’s two loves were her family and friends. She loved both unconditionally. Raylene was generous with her love and her time. She was just a phone call away for anyone who needed her. She enjoyed her girl trips to casino with Shirley and Demetria. Raylene enjoyed spending time with her significant other John Parker.
Raylene leaves behind to mourn son Brian K Roy. The daughter she raised Renee Glass- LaMothe. Granddaughters Olivia N. Roy and Shamia “Mimi” LaMothe. Great-grand children Demell, Arielle and Tyler. Brothers: Billy Ray Welch Sr., Nathaniel (Debra) Green Jr., Alfonso Green Sr., Tyrone Green, Keith Welch, Robert Welch, George (Dorothy) Welch, Sisters: Jacqueline (Jerry) Jones, Gwendolyn (William) Taylor, Florence Henry, Yvette (Butch) Dandy, Wanda Welch, DeShawn (Leatrice) Johnson. Many nieces and nephews as well as great-nieces and great nephews. Raylene’s two brothers who preceded her death Lavelle Wade Johnson and Rodney Green.