James Raymond “Gene” Autry – Obituary

By  | February 9, 2019 | Filed under: Morrison Funeral Home, Obituaries
 James "Gene" Raymond AutryJames Raymond “Gene” Autry, age 82, of Tuscumbia, passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019. His visitation will be Monday, February 11, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home, Tuscumbia. The funeral service will follow at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Barrett Long officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Tuscumbia.

Gene was a native of Tuscumbia, Alabama and a retired Salesman. He was a member of the Baptist Church. Gene was a 1953 graduate of Deshler High School and was very active in organizing class reunions. He was also a graduate of Florence State Teachers College. Gene was a patriotic man, full of energy and life. He was also a loving and devoted husband and was a very generous man.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Raymond and Mary Elizabeth Autry; and the mother of his daughter, Joyce Ann Autry.

Survivors include his loving wife, Mary Elizabeth Lindsey Autry; daughter, Elizabeth Ann Borden (Todd); brother, David “Dickie” Autry (Kay); 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Tuscumbia or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.


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