Services are scheduled for next weekend for late former U.S. Rep. Ken Gray of southern Illinois.
Gray was 89-years-old when he died Saturday at a Herrin hospital after a long
The Democrat represented Illinois in Congress for a dozen terms and was known
for his colorful style. His ability to bring $7 billion in federal funding to
his economically depressed district earned him the nickname the ``Prince of
Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort says Gray's services will be at 4
p.m. Saturday at the Benton Civic Center. That's where visitation will be from
10 a.m. Saturday until service time.