Raymond Axley

Friday, December 29, 2006

MOUNDS, Ill. -- Raymond O. "Ray" Axley, 75, of Mounds died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill.

He was born Aug. 9, 1931, in Tamms, Ill., son of Will and Frances Hicks Axley.

Axley was a retired house painter.

Survivors include two brothers, William Axley of Wickliffe, Ky., Charles Axley of Mounds; and a sister, Joan Axley of Mounds.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, and three brothers.

Friends may call at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill., from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Gerald Darnall officiating. Burial will be in Beechwood Cemetery at Mounds.