Funeral services for Patry E. Mays, 93, were held Saturday, July 4, 2015 at Parsons Mortuary Chapel with LaVaughn Moody and Bryan Hays officiating. Interment followed at Hawks Cemetery. Ms. Mays passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015 at Decatur County General Hospital.
Ms. Mays was preceded in death by her husband, Robert M. Mays; parents, Carrie Carrington and John P. Carrington; two brothers, Lee Carrington and J. P. Carrington; and four sisters, Lou Hill, Lula Carrington, Vernie Carrington and Ester Carrington.
Ms. Mays is survived by two sons, David W. Mays of Linden and Mark (Priscilla) Mays of Parsons; a daughter, Nancy (J. W.) Inman of Parsons; a brother, Johnny Carrington of Franklin; two sisters, Laverne Mangrum of Parsons and Marie Riveves of Smyrna; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers were Derrick Mays, Jason Mays, Ryan Lackey, Josh Lackey, Tim Tolley and Chris Spence.