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Obituary: Mrs. Bobbie Jean Brown May

Mrs. Bobbie Jean Brown May, 82, of Winston-Salem, passed away on Monday, December 30, 2013.Sister May was born on July 29, 1931 in Forsyth County, N.C. to Lonnie Harrison Brown and Mary Elizabeth Flynn Brown. She was a dedicated wife, mother, teacher and friend. Her greatest joys were her husband, her children, grandchildren, and teaching children to read. She also had a great love for music, singing and playing her flute.Sister May is survived by her husband, Rev. Dr. Henry May, Jr.; her children, Elmon May, Sr., John May, Peter May and Mary May Sidden; grandchildren, Elizabeth Schaefer, Emily Long, Stella May, Emma May, Grace May, Rachel May and Elmon May, Jr.; great-grandchildren, Cailen and Christopher Schaefer, and Micah Long.

Funeral services for Mrs. May were held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Henry E. May and the Rev. Phil Bauguess officiating.


From the March 2014 Moravian Magazine

Moravian Daily Texts


Saturday, March 24 — Psalm 38:17–22
Exodus 29:31–30:16; Matthew 26:14–30

The eyes of the Lord range throughout the entire earth, to strengthen those whose heart is true to him. 2 Chronicles 16:9

And a woman, having learned that Jesus was eating in the Pharisee’s house, brought an alabaster jar of ointment. She stood behind him at his feet, weeping, and began to bathe his feet with her tears and to dry them with her hair. Then she continued kissing his feet and anointing them with the ointment. Luke 7:37–38

Friend of sinners, thank you for the gift of grace. Cause us to see more clearly the design you have for us to share this grace with all people—including are neighbors and friends. Grant new opportunities today to share and listen for your love. Amen.

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