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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


Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the Week — So teach us, O God, to count our days that we may gain a wise heart. Psalm 90:12

Sunday, November 19 — Zephaniah 1:7,12–18; Psalm 90:1–8,(9–11),12
1 Thessalonians 5:1–11; Matthew 25:14–30

The Lord your God has blessed you in all your undertakings. Deuteronomy 2:7

Paul wrote: So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth. 1 Corinthians 3:7

God of the harvest, you make things grow. As gardeners in this world let your spirit work through us as we tend to the growth of others so that they will become what you meant for them to be. Amen.

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