Originally created 08/04/98

Mr. Ashley Gay



GROVETOWN -- Mr. Ashley Gay, 73, died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hodges-Turner Funeral Home, Statesboro, with Sam Bowen and Thomas Deal officiating. Burial will be in Upper Mill Creek Cemetery, Statesboro.

Mr. Gay, a native of Jenkins County, was a longtime resident of Bulloch County and a former resident of Portal. He had retired as a farmer and as a school bus driver. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include a son, Mike Gay, Chatsworth; three daughters, Angela Hobby, Grovetown, Marcia Lynn Eggleston, Rocky Face, and Cynthia Allen, Statesboro; two brothers, Larry Gay, Portal, and Sam Gay, Mission, Kan.; and eight grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Joey Smith, Doug Hendrix, Tim Gay, Curtis D. Griffith, Wade Eggleston, Jonathan Eggleston and Chris Hendrix.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Ogeechee Area Hospice, 209 S. Zetterower Ave., Statesboro, GA 30458.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.