Kay Mays

Kay Blackley Ransom Mays, 82, of Union City died Friday, June 26, 2020, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday at White-Ranson Funeral Home. The Rev. Dr. Bobby Williams and the Rev. Steve Carr officiated.
Burial followed in Mt. Olive Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Bobby Lafever, Keith Ransom, Donavon Ransom, Tra Holland, Josh Mathenia and Wyatt Mathenia.
Honorary pallbearers were J.R. Ransom, J.W. Storey, James Petty, Dale Green, Danny Leggett, Larry Ransom, Bobby Ransom and James Williams.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Mays was born on June 25, 1938, in Obion County, to the late Douglas and Peggy (Moncier) Blackley.
She worked as a bookkeeper, was a member of Sunswept Baptist Church and a former member of SOS at Sunswept Baptist Church.
On April 23, 1983, she married James Roy Mays. He preceded her in death on Jan. 28, 1992.
The family requests memorials be sent to the American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association.
She is also survived by two daughters, Toni Ransom (Jamie) Holland of Nashville and Peggy (Mike) Mathenia of Union City; four grandchildren, Josh (Chelsea) Mathenia of Greenback, Kaycee Mathenia of Union City, Tra (Desiree) Holland of Medina and Lindsay (Jesse) Hood of Charlottesville, Va.; great-grandchildren, Audrey Mathenia, Lily Mathenia and Wyatt Mathenia, all of Greenback, and Pieper Holland, Hunter Holland and Jude Holland, all of Medina; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her son, Randy Ransom; and a brother, Bobby Blackley.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.

Published 7.2.20

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