Funeral Services for Johnnie Ray, age 77, Leeds, AL, were held on Sunday, February 26, 2012, 2 PM, at Kilgroe Funeral Home Leeds Chapel with burial at Cedar Grove Cemetery. The family received friends two hours prior to the funeral services at the funeral home. Mr. Ray passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2012. He is preceded in death by his son, Jeffrey Clay Ray; father, Henry Ray; mother, Ruby M. Alvis; Woodrow Alvis who raised him as his own son; brother, Willie Arvil Ray, and grandson, Blake Moody. He is survived by his wife, Erma J. Ray; daughter, Tammy Womble (Donnie); sisters, Faye Castleberry (Comer), Pat Dement (Earl); grandchildren, Angie Moody (Darryl), Chris Womble (Dyanna), Alan Moody (Mary), and Amanda Moody; and great grandchildren, Zach and Paige McAuley, Tyler and Josh Womble, and J.B. and Jasmine Payton. Mr. Ray was retired from Pemco Target Division in 2000. He was a Charter Member of the Civitans Club in Dunnavant, Leeds City County from 1988-1996 and District #4 Pee Wee League Commissioner. Condolences may be offered at www.kilgroefuneralhome.com. Kilgroe Funeral Home, Leeds, AL, directed the services.
Published on  March 5, 2012