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Collins Funeral Home
Sunday November 9th, 2014
12:00pm - 2:00pm

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Collins Funeral Home
Sunday November 9th, 2014

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Gaynell May


Gaynell May 80 of Huntington, WV formerly of Stirrat departed this life Thursday November 06, 2014 in Emogene Dolin Hospice House in Huntington.  She was born in

Mingo County June 05, 1934, to the late Harve and Zola Mae (DeHart) Sargent.  She was a homemaker and of the Methodist Faith.  Those also preceding her in death are one Son; Randall May, five brothers; Ervin, Jim Clyde, Delbert, and Harvey Sargent and one Great-Granddaughter; Cheyenne Butler.  She is survived by her spouse John H. May of Huntington, two Sons; John Michael “Mike” (Christy) May of Crum and Roger (Sherry) May of Omar, one Daughter; Hope (James) Moody of Huntington, one Brother; Dana Sargent of KY, and five Sisters; Mildred “Millie” Collins of IN, Ellen (David) Rice of MI, Janet (Joe) Long of NC, Pattye (David) Stevens of MI, and Rita White-Voivedich of SC, six Grandchildren and four Great-Grandchildren. Services will be held 2:00 PM Sunday November 09, 2014 at Collins Funeral Home Chapel in Switzer with Rev. John Godby officiating.  Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens.  Visitation will be the same day two hours prior starting at 12:00 PM.  Pallbearers will be family and friends.  Collins funeral home is in charge of the arrangements.  Condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhomewv.com

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Prayers for the family especially for Mike & Hope. Friends from long ago and I loved your mom. Not forgotten.

Danny E. Elkins, Jr. Nov 15 2014 12:00 AM

My prayers are with the family. Please find peace in knowing she was much loved.

Kathy Blankenship and Janice Blankenship Nov 14 2014 12:00 AM

Johnny, and the May family, We are so, so sorry for your loss. You are in our Hearts and prayers today.
We will miss Nell so much.
Nell I am going to miss our long talks, You were a very good friend to me and you and your family were like family to me. Going to miss you so much.
Love, Pat and Lois Ann Jeffrey Mooney

Pat and Lois Ann Jeffrey Mooney Nov 9 2014 12:00 AM

Aunt Nell, you will be forever missed. You were such a great lady and oh so funny. Our prayers go out to all the May family. May all your memories help you during such a difficult time and in knowing how loved Aunt Nell was. xoxo

Richard & Ronda Modras Nov 9 2014 12:00 AM

Aunt Nell, you were such a special lady. I will miss you so much. I remember coming to visit at your house and catching fireflies in the yard. I sat on the old train at Logan State Park with Uncle Johnny, Roger and Randy when we were little. You and your family will be in our prayers.

Debbie Howard Nov 8 2014 12:00 AM

Sis, you will forever be loved and missed.
Your Michigan sister Ellen,
and Dave too.

Ellen Rice Nov 8 2014 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace and may Heavenly Father surround you with his comfort and peace knowing she suffers no more.

Tanya Brennan Curry Nov 8 2014 12:00 AM

I will miss you so much Gaynell. After my mom passed I became your phone buddy to take her place. We would talk about our memories of our past and all my childhood memories. You were our neighbor for around 40 years and our families shared so much together. I know you and my mom are catching up on everything up in heaven. I'm praying for your family, especially Johnny. I know how much you worried about him.
Love, Debbie

Debbie Alderman Mayo Nov 8 2014 12:00 AM

Dear Johnny and Family,
My prayers are with you today.
My neighbor many years ago when Roger and Randy were small and a life long friend.She always let me know what was happening and who had passed away from Stirrat.
I haven't talked to Gaynell in a while and did not know she was in hospice care.
My dear friend , may God bless you with eternal rest.

Carol, Debbie. Connie and CD Smith Nov 8 2014 12:00 AM