Obituaries - Sept. 4, 2009

Ray Keys, Sr.

The Rev. Ray Keys, Sr., age 69, of Rex passed away, Sept. 2, 2009. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Christine Keys.

He is survived by his children, Ray Keys, Jr., of Stockbridge, Penny Coleman of Stockbridge, Donna Shubert of Jackson; brothers, Roy Keys of East Point, Troy Keys of Morrow; sisters, Virginia Autry of Stockbridge, Eula Jones of Florida, Joyce Hanson of Fairburn and eight grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 5 at 11 a.m., in the chapel of Ford-Stewart Funeral Home. The Rev. Charles Huggins will officiate. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Friday, Sept. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge (770) 210-2700. www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com.