MEMPHIS, TN (abc24.com) - Lisa Cash, the wife of MCS Superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash, has passed away. Multiple sources have told abc24.com about her death.
Memphis City Schools says:
Mrs. Lisa Cash, wife of Memphis City Schools Superintendent Kriner Cash passed away this morning as a result of her battle with cancer. She was the mother of three sons, Kofi, Jade and Asil.
Funeral arrangements are being finalized. We ask everyone to respect the privacy of the Cash family as they mourn their loss.
Martavius Jones, President of the MCS Board of Commissioners adds:
The entire MCS family and Memphis community is saddened by the passing of Mrs. Lisa Cash, the wife of Superintendent Kriner Cash of 34 years. During this time of loss, we appreciate the prayers and condolences expressed by the community and ask for your continued understanding of the request for privacy for the Cash family. Dr. Cash will take an indefinite leave of absence. During this time, the day-to-day operations of MCS will be conducted by Dr. Irving Hamer, Deputy Superintendent of Academic, Operations, Technology and Innovation.