|Birth: ||Feb. 21, 1881|
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 1945|
Bert Gay died on October 5, 1945 at the family home on East G Street in Waurika. Interment was in the family plot at the Waurika cemetery.
Samuel Bert Gay was born February 21, 1881 in Panola County, Texas. where he grew up. Here he was also married December 24, 1906 to Miss Sarah O'Banion Phillips. They moved to Jefferson County the next fall and located on a farm east of Waurika. Here they made their home until 1937 when they moved to Waurika as he was then in bad health….
Mr. Gay is survived by Mrs. Gay, three sons and fives daughters, 17 grandchildren…. Two sons, Lankford and John Derr, preceded him in death…
The sons are: Henry of Corcoran, Calif.; Grover, M. M. with the Seabees; and Edward stationed at Norman. Henry was unable to attend his father's funeral… The daughters are: Mrs. Laura McBee of Bakersfield, Calif. (unable to attend the funeral), Mrs. Ozuette Welch of Waurika, Mrs. Nannie Belle Beilue of Santa Rita, N. M., Mrs. Itaska Wirt of Hastings, and Mrs. Inez Dugan of Weatherford, Texas….
Artie Belfry Rider Gay (1861 - 1941)
Sarah O'Banion Phillips Gay (1887 - 1959)
Laura Birtie Gay McBee (1906 - 2002)*
Lankford Hopkins Gay (1909 - 1912)*
King Henry Gay (1909 - 1968)*
Grover Brantley Gay (1911 - 1986)*
Ozuette Gay Welch (1913 - 2010)*
Itaska Bovina Gay Wirt Dean (1918 - 2010)*
Edna Inez Gay Dugan (1920 - 1997)*
Edward Vernon Gay (1923 - 1982)*
John Derr Gay (1925 - 1940)*
Thomas Henry Gay (1876 - 1956)*
John Hopkins Gay (1880 - 1903)*
Samuel Bertie Gay (1881 - 1945)
Maintained by: Joyce Lombardi
Originally Created by: Rick Miller
Record added: Jan 30, 2008
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