Elijah Lewis May, 7 month old infant passed away unexpectedly at his residence in St. Marys, early Monday, September 28th, 2009.
Elijah was a native of Jackson County, Miss. He was born in Ocean Springs on February 16th, 2009 and is the son of Davey Lewis May and Julie Renee Emel.
Elijah is survived by his parents, Davey L. May and Julie R. Emel of St. Marys; his twin sister, Carly May and brother Gabriel McLaine, both of St. Marys; his paternal grandparents, Davey May and Carol Polatty of Woodbine and Gail Polatty of St. Marys; and his maternal grandfather, Richard Emel of Orlando. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Carla Emel.
A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 PM Thursday, October 1st, 2009 at the funeral home.
The funeral service will be held at 11 AM, Friday at Lakewood Baptist Church in St. Marys with Pastor Mark Thornton presiding. The casket bearers will be Ryan Atkinson and Curtis Oney.
Interment will follow at Temple Creek Baptist Church cemetery on Hwy 40 West, Kingsland.
February 16, 2009 – September 28, 2009