The family will receive friends today, Dec. 26, 2013, from 6 until 9 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel, with burial at Union Chapel Cemetery. Fred Montgomery will officiate.
Ray was preceded in death by his mother, LaNell Ray; father, Michael Eugene Parker; grandmother, Nellie Ray; and grandfathers, Erskin Ray and Newis Parker Jr.
He is survived by his special cousins, Regina Marie Turner and Jennifer Anne Turner; aunts, Marie Hagood and Royce (RD), Patricia “Pat” Brown and Deborah DeValcourt and Steve of Florida; uncles, Paul Ray and Rose, and Tim Parker; grandmother, Betty Parker of Argo; and lots of cousins.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper: 205-384-5571