Alvie Lay, 82, of Dumas (Lincoln County area Garrett Bridge) passed away July 6, 2021 at his home.
He was born on August 25, 1938 in Lincoln County and was the son of Rex and Letha Arnold Lay. His parents, brothers, William and Rex, Jr. (Cub) Lay and sister, Mary Mallard all preceded him in death.
Alvie lived at Garrett Bridge with the love of his life, Gloria whom he married on April 9, 1960 in Lake Village. He enjoyed raising cows and horses and loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Alvie was employed by Dumas Public Schools where he taught at Dumas High School for 28 years. From 1958 -1961 he served in the United States Army.
Survivors are his loving wife, Gloria Lay of Dumas; one son, Randy Lay and wife Michelle of Dumas; one daughter, Robin Harrison and husband Jeff of Crossett; four grandchildren Austin, Allison, Anna and Lillian; and one great granddaughter Layton.
Graveside services will be held held at 10 am on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at Tyro Cemetery with Rev. Monta Kellebrew officiating.
A special thank you to Hospice of Monticello, Darlene Martin, and Amber Morgan.
Memorials may be made to Anderson Chapel Baptist Church or Tyro Cemetery.
Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Home of Dumas.