The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday morning, December 30, 2014 at Union Hill A.M.E. Church, Will Spivey Street, Ellaville, Georgia. Reverend Coley Clark, Jr. will officiate. Interment will follow in the Church cemetery.
Raney was born July 18, 1958 to the late Ella Brooks Williams in Ellaville, Schley County, Georgia. He was a 1976 graduate of John Lewis High School of Ellaville, Georgia. While living in Atlanta, Georgia, he was a dry wall finisher and cook.
He is survived by four siblings, Boyette (Sadie) Brooks, Atlanta, Georgia, Katie Bell Jefferson, Lawrenceville, Georgia, Vernell Brooks, Ellaville, Georgia, Willie Arthur Williams, Ellaville, Georgia; aunt, Lucy Kate Bass, Atlanta, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.