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Eli Joseph May
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Birth: Apr. 22, 1881
Death: Dec. 8, 1959

OBITUARY: The News-Star, Monroe LA, 9 Dec 1959
Elie (Eli) Joseph May, 78, retired blacksmith of West Monroe, died in a local hospital Tuesday morning. Funeral services were held at Hixson Brothers Chapel at 2 p.m. today, with the Rev. Paul Durbin and Filer Seal officiating. Interment in the Hasley Cemetery under the direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Monroe. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Olivia May, two step-sons, David Fluitt and Mathew, both of Monroe; one daughter, Mrs. Roy Steele Sr., West Monroe; and four step daughters, Mrs. E.J. Brown, Mrs. W.E. Jurdon, Mrs. J.M. Willis and Mrs. E.M. Henderson, all of West Monroe; three brothers, Judge May, Cotton Valley; Burkett May, and W.M. May, both of West Monroe; one sister, Mrs. Ottis Alger, Columbia; one grandchild, two great grandchildren, and a number of step-grandchildren. Pallbearers were Judge Jessie Heard, Charlie Phillips, E.T. Smith, O.E. Leehy, Floyd Goodwin, and Gordon Greer.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Harvey May (1855 - 1941)
  Caroline Lavenia Chappell May (1862 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  Olevia McFerrand May (1869 - 1965)
 
 Children:
  Alma Olivia May Steele (1905 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eli Joseph May (1881 - 1959)
  Lucinda Mandy May Meredith (1885 - 1916)*
  Judge Ruffin May (1887 - 1962)*
  Marvin Jeter May (1888 - 1928)*
  William Matthew May (1891 - 1969)*
  Harvey Burkett May (1893 - 1979)*
  Carrie Florence May Hatten (1897 - 1941)*
  Katie Lee May Alger (1901 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hasley Cemetery
West Monroe
Ouachita Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Sharon Ray
Record added: Sep 18, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21628580
Eli Joseph May
Added by: Sharon Ray
 
Eli Joseph May
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