Rev. A. Wray Tomlin


Rev. Wray Tomlin died Monday, March 17, 2014. Rev. Tomlin, a retired elder, was President Emeritus of Methodist Homes for the Aging.

Arrangements are as follows:

  • Visitation will be Thursday, March 20,2014, from 9-11 a.m. in the parlor at Canterbury UMC.  
  • Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary.  
  • Burial will be immediately following at Elmwood Cemetery.

Rev. Tomlin was ordained an elder in 1961 and served as a pastor in the Tennessee Conference. In 1978 he transferred to North Alabama and became the Executive Director of Methodist Homes where he served for more than 30 years. Under Tomlin’s leadership, the Methodist Homes’ network grew from two to 13 communities dedicated to serving God’s "older children" in Alabama and Northwest Florida. He retired in 2005.

Please remember his wife Mary Margaret and family in your prayers.

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