JANIE GENORA RAY
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SPRINGVILLE – Funeral service for Mrs. Janie Genora Ray, 72, will be Tuesday, March 18, at 2 p.m., at Cool Springs Baptist Church with Brother Curry Harris officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining church cemetery.
Mrs. Ray died Friday, March 14, 2014. She was a devoted member of Cool Springs Baptist Church. She retired from the Birmingham City School System after 25 years. She was the owner and operator of Steve Rays Bamboo Gardens. Mrs. Ray was very proud of her Cherokee Indian heritage, and she loved trips to the mountain and the outdoors.
She was preceded in death by her parents, L.V. Oliver (Louise) Holloway; and her brother, Luther Marlon Holloway.
Mrs. Ray is survived by her spouse, Stephen E. Ray Sr.; two sons, Stephen E. (Terri) Ray Jr., and Gene Ray (special friend Jack Franklin); daughter, Ginger (Shane) Adkins; brother, Shannon Holloway; grandchildren, Kristin (Justin) Pospy, Kacie Ray, Darren Adkins and Rhianna Adkins; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m., Monday at the funeral home .
Usrey Funeral Home in Pell City will direct the service.
Usrey Funeral Home
21271 Highway 231 North Pell City, AL 35125
Published in The Daily Home on Mar. 16, 2014