GRAYSON, Mrs. Mary Porter Facen a resident of Montgomery, AL entered into eternal rest Tuesday, August 11, 2009. Funeral services will be held Monday, August 17, 2009 at 12:00 Noon from Dexter Ave. Baptist Church with Rev. Michael Thurman, officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Serenity Gardens with Ross-Clayton Funeral Home, Inc., directing. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Beta Nu Omega Chapter will have an Ivey Beyond the Wall Ceremony Sunday, August 16, 2009 at Ross-Clayton Funeral Home Chapel from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. An educator in Montgomery Public Schools for thirty-two years, Mary taught at Carver Elementary School, Daisy Lawrence Elementary School, Billingslea Elementary School, Carver High School and Lanier High School. From 1977 until her retirement in 1991, she was Supervisor of Music Instruction. She was preceded in death by Louis, her husband of 31 years; her parents, her brothers, Ernest Facen and Robert L. Facen and sisters, Mattie E. Burns and Annie Jo Bowman. She leaves to cherish her memories her son Louis James (Tessie) Grayson III, one sister, Julia Sherrod (Saginaw, Ml), one brother, Dr.Harold (Karen) Facen, Silver Spring, MD. a sister-in-law, Lorene Facen, St. Louis, MO, a brother-in-law, Lee Earl (Cassie) Grayson, Atlanta, GA, three granddaughters, Janelle, Kierra, Jymelle and one grandson, Louis IV, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral Home: ROSS-CLAYTON
Publication Date: 08/16/2009