Mary Alice May

Mary Alice May

Mary Alice May, 98, of McGehee passed away on March 3, 2015.

Mrs. May was employed many years by the Desha County Tax Assessor and McGehee Bank. She played the piano at Arkansas City Baptist Church for 65 years.

She was born on September 17, 1916 in Prescott.

Mrs. May was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Naomi Coleman; her husband, Earl May; brothers, Otis, Hal, Theron, Johnny, and Harry Coleman.

She is survived by her son, Jack (Linda) May of McGehee; daughter, Jill Lawhon of Little Rock; sister, Ruth Rowan of Little Rock; five grandchildren, Laurie, Lance, Landon, Heather, and Holly; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on March 6 at 2 p.m. at Arkansas City Baptist Church in Arkansas City with Revs. Jody Gannaway and Gene Gregory officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. before the service at the church. Burial will be at McGehee Cemetery in McGehee.

Memorials may be sent to Arkansas City Baptist Church, P.O. Box 459, Arkansas City, AR 71630.