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Mary Francis May

By  | September 10, 2019 | Filed under: Layne Funeral Home, Obituaries

Mrs. Mary Francis May, 69, passed away at her home Monday September 9, 2019, from a lingering illness, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born August 16, 1950 to Willie and Mary Magdalene York Gore who preceded her in death.  She was a babysitter for many years and for the last twenty years she was a cafeteria worker at Van Buren County High School.  She attended Mooneyham Free Will Baptist Church.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by grandchildren; Marykay Hale, Charley Addison Caldwell and Angel May, brothers; Joe Varner, Willie Gore and Eugene Gore, sisters; Mary Looney, Sue and Patricia Gore.

Mary is survived by her loving husband of 42 years; Harvey May of Spencer, sons; Harvey (Angela) May Jr. of Spencer, Clarence (Paula) May of Pikeville, daughters; Audrey Hale and Cassie Hillis of Spencer, brothers; Issac and Donnie Gore, grandchildren; Willard Hale Jr., Candice Hale, Cayleigh Caldwell, Cami Caldwell, Aubrey May and Clara May, great-grandson; Logan Hale, step-grandchildren; Joey and Kayla Turner, father-in-law; Dewey May.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday September 11, 2019 at 3:00pm in the Layne Chapel with Bro. Wayne Sullivan officiating. Burial will follow in the Spencer Town Cemetery.  Visitation times are Tuesday from 4:00pm till 9:00pm and Wednesday from 10:00am till time of service at 3:00pm.

Send condolences to the family at

Layne Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Spencer in charge of arrangements. (931) 946-4444

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