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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


Tuesday, July 17 — Psalm 86:1–10
Deuteronomy 27:14–28:24; Luke 9:37–50

The Lord said, “You will be for me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.” Exodus 19:6 (NIV)

Jesus said, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.” John 20:21

Gracious God, you have called us to be your people—sending us out into the world to do your work—to live as priests and priestesses for you. May it be so! Amen.

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