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.