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Cecil Willard "Bill" May
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Birth: Jul. 20, 1920
Mendenhall
Simpson County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 1993
Jackson
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA

Bill, was a "jack of all trades" with a wide variety of experience in life. He had been to and seen a lot of places. He Passed away at the V.A. Hospital in Jackson from Heart failure after a long illness.
He joined the Navy and served in WWll on ship. Once before, he had met his wife, Helen Martin. After a number of years gone by, they had met again and before long, they were married, bought some land and settled in Merit, Mississippi. Before retiring he was owner and proprietor of Merit Grocery Store. They were members of the Mendenhall United Methodist Church.
They had one son, John M. May
He was a good, devoted family man, husband, father and a dear friend to a lot of people in Simpson County and will be missed very much. 
 
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 Parents:
  Letha Jane Brown May (1893 - 1988)
 
 Spouse:
  Hellen Elizabeth Martin May (1916 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ella Lee May Prestwood (1919 - 1997)*
  Cecil Willard May (1920 - 1993)
  Arthur Glen May (1923 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

"...and the Lord said unto Amos,
"What seest thou?""
 
Burial:
Merit Cemetery
Merit
Simpson County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: Almost in the center and 30 ft.+ - from inside the curve in the drive
GPS (lat/lon): 31.925, 89.9031
 
Created by: Robert W. McPhail, Jr.
Record added: Jul 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72414153
Cecil Willard Bill May
Added by: Dan Johnson
 
Cecil Willard Bill May
Added by: Dan Johnson
 
 
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I won't ever forget what he didto me and especially, for me.
- Robert W. McPhail, Jr.
 Added: Jul. 1, 2011

- Robert W. McPhail, Jr.
 Added: Jul. 1, 2011

- Robert W. McPhail, Jr.
 Added: Jul. 1, 2011
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