Billy Ray Peace

August 10, 1935July 30, 2014
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Talladega - Funeral services for Mr. Billy Ray Peace, 78 of Talladega will be Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Huggins, and Rev. Lamar Denkins officiating with burial following at Anniston Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Saturday from 11:00p.m. until service time at the Funeral Home. Mr. Peace passed away July 30 at Citizens Hospital in Talladega. Mr. Peace is survived by his wife, Emma Jean Peace; sons, Garry R. Peace and Dennis W. Peace; sisters, Mary Alice Newman, Pat Griffin, and Helen Usrey; brothers, Benny Frank Yancey, and Sam Yancey; grandchildren, Dennis Peace Jr., and Corey Peace; and great-grandchildren, Jason Peace, Samuel Peace, and Alyssa Peace. Mr. Peace was preceded in death by his father, Adrick Peace; mother, Grace Peace Yancey; brothers, Charles Peace, Orlander Peace, and Boris Peace. Mr. Peace was a native and lifelong resident of Talladega County. He served in the U.S. Navy for 27 years before retiring; he was an Anniston Police Officer for 10 years before being hired with the ABC board where he was employed for 25 years before retiring. Mr. Peace was a member of Ridgeview Baptist Church; he attended Alexandria High School and JSU.


  • Visitation Saturday, August 2, 2014
  • Funeral Service Saturday, August 2, 2014

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Debbie Pinson

August 8, 2014

Jean I am so sorry to hear about one of my favorite ABC agents. BR549 is rejoicing with my son Evan! Just remember he is in heaven with our Heavenly Father!!! Love you.

August 5, 2014

Jean, sorry to hear of Billy's death. You and your family are in our prayers. Grover Alverson

Wanda Williams

August 4, 2014

The world has lost a very special man! He will be greatly missed by all whose lives he so richly blessed with his presence. You have my deepest sympathy for your loss but I know Billy will be guarding Heavens Gates for us until we join him.

August 3, 2014

I have lost a dear friend and working partner.I will think of him often. My prayers and best wishes to his family. 08/03/2014 Larry Knight

Willie and Ruth Poe

August 3, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Gary and your family!!!

Jim and Dale Alosi

August 2, 2014

So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Cindy Lake

August 2, 2014

So sorry for your loss Gary, and family. Praying for you all to have peace and my GOD give you strength through this and the days to come??

Courtney Davis

August 2, 2014

May God bless and comfort each of you in your time of sorrow. I will be praying for the family.

Kenneth Rick McDonald Fleming

August 2, 2014

Aunt Jean, Garry, Dennis and family.
Our prayers and love comes to you during your time of sorrow and grief. Know that you are loved. Uncle Ray was a great, kind and loving man. He may have gone on ahead but rest assured you will meet again. What a glorious day that reunion will be. Give one another a great hug from us to you. God bless and keep you.

Brenda Patty Betty

August 1, 2014

Garry(and family)
We are so sorry to hear about your dad.We are praying for yall.Give mom a hug for us...Cherish your memories!