Mrs. Winifred Jeanette Gay, age 84 of Kingsland passed away at her residence on the evening of Monday, April 30th, 2012.
Mrs. Gay was born in Kingsland on June 10th, 1927. She is the daughter of the late William Escott and Suzie Adelaide Joiner Peeples. She was married to Allen Edward Gay, Jr. on August 25th, 1945 in Folkston and they traveled life’s roads together until his passing in 2002. “Meme” as she was affectionately known by her family and friends was “a force to be reckoned with”. She was a loving mother and a devoted housewife and friend for her many years. She was a member of a local women’s basketball team, loved to garden and enjoyed her river home. Mrs. Gay was a member of the Kingsland First Baptist Church. She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her best.
Mrs. Gay is survived by her daughter, Cindy G. (Raymond) Dyals of St. Marys; her son, Phillip Gay of Kingsland; her sister, Rhoda Aiken of Raleigh, NC; her grandchildren, Lee and Mark Dyals and Scott Gay; and her great grandchildren, Austin Gay and Dustin Dyals.
Calling hours for Mrs. Gay will be held from 6 to 8 PM Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 in the Wainwright Chapel of the funeral home. Funeral services will be held graveside at 11 am Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at Brazell-Peeples Cemetery in Kingsland.
June 10, 1927 – April 30, 2012