Mt. Pleasant, Texas (KETK) — An East Texas church is holding a memorial to honor the late, legendary country music singer, Ray Price.
First Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant will conduct the memorial for Price, Saturday, December 21, at 1:00 p.m. FBC Mt. Pleasant is located at 2201 Texas Highway 49.
The pastor of FBC wants citizens to know this is not a funeral, but a chance for those, who wish, to participate in honoring of the East Texas legend.
As of now, there will be three eulogists from out of town coming in to speak about the singer and to reflect on his life. A few local speakers will also address the congregation. There will be instrumental music and a few songs will be played to honor Price.
Although Price was not a member of this church, he had close friends who were.
Price passed away Monday, December 16, at his home in Mt. Pleasant.
Funeral services for Price, under the direction of Restland Funeral Home in Dallas , are not confirmed yet, but KETK will update as soon as they arrangements have been finalized.