Former Collierville mayor now deceased - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Former Collierville mayor now deceased

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(WMC-TV) - Action News 5 is remembering former Collierville Mayor Linda Kerley Saturday morning.

Kerley died Thursday evening.

She was the first woman to serve not only as mayor, but also as the city's alderman.

Before she retired in 2008, she served two four-year terms.

During her tenure, she saw the opening of Carriage Crossing and the expansion of Tennessee State Highway 385.

The current Collierville Mayor, Stan Joyner, released the following statement:

"Linda Kerley was dedicated to serving the citizens of Collierville. She pursued her ideas and vision for Collierville with passion and determination. She will be greatly missed by our community."

Funeral arrangements have not yet been released.

Read a story from when Turner was in office: http://bit.ly/1awNyN3

The Town of Collierville sent Action News 5 this statement: http://bit.ly/1hOiFdC

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