Mary May


Mary Elinor (Mills) May age 93 of Bedias died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. Funeral services were held Saturday Nov. 5, 2016  at 10 a.m. at the Bedias Baptist Church with the Rev. Nathan Hoke  officiating. Burial followed in the Rosewood Cemetery of Humble, Texas.

A visitation was held Friday, Nov. 4, at the Southern Heritage Funeral Home Chapel of Bedias.              

Mary May was born March 22 , 1923, in Slocomb, Ala., to parents William Bunion Mills and Annie Bell (Elmore) Mills. Mary was a member of the Bedias Baptist Church, worked for several department stores clerking and file clerk for several insurance companies and was a housewife, wife and mother and grandmother.                                                                                            

She is survived by husband of 63 years Billy May of Bedias, and daughter Debra Townsend of Madisonville; two granddaughters: Ashley Cloud of Denver and Nicole Bell of LaPorte, Texas.                                             

Mary May is preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and two sisters. Southern Heritage Funeral Home of Bedias in charge of arrangements.