Former Jemison mayor dies Sunday

Published 6:17 pm Monday, April 9, 2012

Former Jemison Mayor Kenneth Leon Ray passed away April 8, 2012, Easter Sunday.

Ray was born in Siluria on March 17, 1929 and grew up in Jemison.

He served on the Jemison City Council and as mayor for 12 years, from 1992 to 2004.

A memorial service will take place at the Jemison City Hall Annex on Thursday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m.

A burial service will be held at the National Veteran’s Cemetery in Montevallo on Friday, April 13 at 10:15 a.m.