June D. May: Sept. 5, 2016

Published 3:19 pm Thursday, September 8, 2016

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Funeral services for Mrs. June Delois Edge May of Greenville, S.C., formerly of Plains, Ga., who went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept.  5, 2016, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at Lebanon Baptist Church in Plains. The Rev. Hosie Waters is the eulogist. Interment will follow in Lebanon Cemetery, Plains. Born on June 18, 1952, in Plains, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Mr. Judson Edge Sr. and Mrs. Julia Mae Edge. Mrs. May was a graduate of the University of Louisville with a bachelor of science in accounting. Career-wise she was a passionate homemaker who focused on instilling values into her children and grandchildren.

Outside of the home, her passion was working with the Urban League as a fiscal officer for three years. She also worked as a tax preparer for H& R Block for 24 years. She had a number of hobbies which included sewing, reading, singing, cooking and entertaining. She was an active member of several churches and most recently Reedy River Missionary Baptist Church where she was a Deaconess, VBS teacher, a devoted Sunday school member and she served on the finance Committee. She is preceded her in death by her son, Jamison D. May and a sister, Ms. Beverly Bogans.

She leaves to cherish her memories her husband, Mr. Rufus J. May; one son, Mr. Rommell D. (Kindell)  May; one daughter, Mrs. La Keisha D. (Jonathan) McMillan; two granddaughters, Morgan and Jocelyn; one grandson Elijah J. May;  her mother, Mrs. Julia Mae Edge; her siblings, Mrs. Margaret (George) Clark Jr., Mrs. Eleanor (Jacob) Mills, Sgt. Maj. (Ret) Judson (Sandra) Edge Jr., Mrs. Thereases (Durante) Williams,  Elder Douglas (Stacy) Edge, the Rev. George (Lindsey) Edge and the Rev. Michael (Linda) Edge; her aunts and uncles, Ms. Evelyn E. Jackson, Ms. Marjorie Thomas, Ms. Bertha Monts Battle, the Rev. George Moore, Mrs. Mattie Moore, Mr. Henry (Cornelia) Moore, Mr. Claude (Mary) Edge, Mr. Eugene (Naomi) Edge, Mr. Booker (Carolyn) Edge, Mr. David Moore; and a host of  nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

Barnum Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements.