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Bobbie May

April 9, 1931 — March 13, 2020

Graveside Services for Bobbie Gay May, age 88, of Sulphur Springs, will be held on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. at Sulphur Bluff Cemetery with Bro. Jacob Jones officiating. A visitation will be held on March 18, 2020 from 1:00 P.M. to 2:30 P.M. at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

Bobbie Gay May, a resident of Carriage House Manor passed away at Christus Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs on March 13, 2020. She was born near Winnsboro, Texas on April 9, 1931 to Roy and Ethel McKinnon, and moved with her family to the Sulphur Bluff community in 1937. She graduated from Sulphur Bluff High School in 1949, and moved to Dallas shortly thereafter, and remained there until moving back to Hopkins County in 2004. She was employed with the City of Dallas for several years.

Bobbie faced many challenges in her lifetime, including the loss of her only child as a young adult, but she was a Christian, and always trusted in the Lord to see her through turbulent times.

Bobbie is survived by her sisters Ruby McKinnon and Billie Chester, both of Sulphur Springs, and nieces Karen Oliver of Red Oak, Texas, Kelly Oliver of Richardson, Texas, Kimberly Hunter of Richardson, Texas, and nephew, Kevin Chester of Waxahachie, Texas, their spouses and numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Philip Garner, sister, Sara Lanell Miller, and brothers, Frank “Wad” McKinnon and Larry Joe McKinnon.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the Sulphur Bluff Cemetery Association c/o Corlette Womack, 3490 FM 3389, Brashear, Texas 75420 or to the Sulphur Bluff Assembly of God Church.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, March 18, 2020

1:00 - 2:30 pm (Central time)

Murray - Orwosky Funeral Chapel, Sulphur Springs

419 Gilmer St, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

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