Mrs. Ellen E.V. Gay, 73, of Gay Road, Appling, died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001, at McDuffie County Regional Medical Center, Thomson.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Silver Run Baptist Church, Harlem, with the Rev. Randy Crawford officiating. Burial will be in Harlem Memorial Cemetery, Harlem.
Mrs. Gay, a native of McDuffie County, was a homemaker and a member of Silver Run Baptist Church.
The family said, "She was a loving mother and will be greatly missed."
Survivors include four sons, Ronnie Gay, Joseph Gay, both of Dearing, Herman Gay, Harlem, and Timmy Gay, Thomson; two daughters, Vonnie Kitchens, Appling, and Hazel Morris, Harlem; a brother, Johnny Morris, Harlem; a sister, Mary Gay, Thomson; and 17 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jerry McPeek, Tommy Luckey, Mike Fuller, Homer Gay, Wayne Kitchens and Seth Mason.
Friends may call at the residence of Joseph Gay, 6202 Bowdens Pond Road S.E., Dearing.
Starling Funeral Home, Harlem, is in charge of arrangements.