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Funeral service for SFC. David Richard Mays, Sr. 69, will be on September 8, 2018 at 11 am at Oconee Baptist Church where Rev. Oliver Gaston is Pastor, Apostle Monique Hall, officiaiting. Interment with military honors will follow in Eden Hills Cemetery. SFC Mays passed away on August 30, 2018 at Birmingham VA Hospital. SFC Mays's remains will arrive at the church one hour prior to his service. He graduated from Cobb Avenue High School in 1967. He retired from the United States Army in 1990. Survivors include his wife: Virginia Mays; children: David R. (Vickie) Mays, Jr., Parnell Mays, Crystal Mays, Sonya Long; grandchildren: JaKeith Davidson, TiJinay Henry, Antonio Mack, Eric Mays, Jr., Xyiona Mays, Emily Mays, Natalie Mays, D'Andre Mays, Tyrek Mays; brothers: Larry Mays (JoAnn Truss), James (Sharon) Ward, Timothy Mays, Derrick Ward, Bernard Mays, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Mays, Sr. and Clara Mays (Alphonzo) Copeland, son, Eric Mays, Sr., siblings, George Mays, Jr., Connetta Hardy, Laverne Crawford. Anniston Funeral Service Jeffery C. Williams 2562360319

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  • Tuesday, September 04, 2018
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  • Wednesday, September 05, 2018
    My deepest condolences to the Mays family. David has left behind many precious memories to treasure. May those memories be a source of comfort and peace as the days and years pass by. May our Heavenly Father be with you to help you through this grievous time. Loving thoughts and prayers to all of you. Isaiah 41:10,13; Psalm 94:19.
    ~ Sharon Allen