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Johnette Gregory May, born in Pickens MS on May 18th, 1924, died Tuesday January 16 at 93 years of age. She lived a long and full life. She was a kind and generous spirit and will be greatly missed by her family. She was married to Robert Lamar May, who passed in 2001. During their long marriage they both held successful careers and retired from Veteran's Memorial Hospital of Jackson. Johnette was an honored Registered Nurse in first graduating class from St. Dominic Hospital and is commemorated on the lobby wall. The May family remained longtime residents of Madison County, living at Lake Lorman and were members of Twin Lakes Baptist Church.

She is lovingly remembered for her skills of cooking and sewing by her family, which include a sister, Kathleen Gregory Jones, Daughters: Jackie Holland Berkley and Rose Marie Nutt. Grandchildren; Lisa Holland Sizemore (Steve), Jessi Nutt Alliston (Matt), April Nutt Giavotella (Jason) and Blake Holland who passed in 2011. And her Great Grandchildren,
Austin and Adam Sizemore of Orlando, FL and Autumn and Savannah Giavotella of Madison.