79 year old A.Z Ray died Thursday. The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon from 2-8 p.m. on Sunday and from 11 a.m. until the service on Monday. The Celebration of Life, conducted by Wendell Judkins, will be at 1 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hermitage Memorial Gardens .
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Grace Wright Ray; children: Davia (Roy) Williams and Tameria (Jeff) Shaver; brother: James "J.T." Thomas (Ollie) Ray; 3 granddaughters; 4 great-granddaughters; 7 step-grandchildren; and 16 step-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by parents Sylva and Lena Bell Farley Ray, sister Hazel Garman, brother Walter Ray, and grandson Zachary Holt.
Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon is in charge of the arrangements. This information provided as a courtesy of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home.