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“Ms May was such a unique person...her smile was infectious, her laugh made you want to laugh too! She always seemed genuinely happy to see me, as I...Read More »
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“I only met Mrs. May once. It was right after my husband was diagnosed with leukemia. She was such a kind, uplifting spirit. I'm thankful I had...Read More »
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“To Ms May's family my heartfelt condolences. Ms May was the sweetest Soul and always had a kind word for me each time we crossed paths. I will miss...Read More »
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“Tammy we are so sorry to hear of your loss. I remember meeting her years ago, she was a fun lady with a lot of character. Heaven gets all the good...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Dave & Becky Eckhart - Nekoosa, WI

“I love and miss all of you, please know that my heart is there with you even if I can't be. ”
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Willie Mae May, 71, of Sweet Home, died January 16, 2014. Born February 14, 1942 at Little Rock, she was the daughter of Willie and Ruth Walters Gilbert. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband James Ivory May, Sr. and her brother, Johnny Gilbert. Survivors are her children, James Ivory May, Jr., Jamesetta I. May, and Tammy Thorpe, 5 sisters, 14 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 20th in the chapel of Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth, 5800 W. 12th St., Little Rock (501) 661-9111 with Rev. Larry Staggers officiating. Interment will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. Monday until service time. To sign the online guestbook, go to www.griffinleggetthealeyroth.com