Lois Lay May, 92, of Soddy-Daisy, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, June 2, 2019. Lois was a member of Bayside Baptist Church. She was a native of Dunlap and also lived in the Chattanooga area. Lois was a pastor’s wife and worked in retail. She was a seamstress and loved to sew. Lois was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Martha Hixson Burnette, husband, Rev. Jack May, 2 daughters, Sandra Pickett and Linda Smith and 4 sisters, Zona Mabry, Pauline Henry, Ava Lee Standifer and Beuna Dunbar.
Survivors include her daughter, Carol Hawkins (Robert); 2 sons-in-law, Phil Smith and Horace T. Pickett; 6 grandchildren, Tony Pickett (Danielle), Brad Smith, Steve Pickett (Tina), Robin Coffman, Tathia Mattila (Robert), Melanie Benson (Will); 14 great grandchildren, Logan, Landon, Alexis, Taylor, Jack, Ashlyn, Autumn, Alyse, Ben Cheng-Yu, Riley, Carson, Scout, Madeline and Tori, several nieces, nephews and extended family.
Services will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Grady Cooper of Bayside Baptist officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday before the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Dunlap.
Special thank you to her church family at Bayside Baptist and the nurses, staff and residents at Soddy-Daisy Health Care Center.
Condolences and memories can be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.
Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.