Originally created 12/24/01

Mrs. Martha Gay (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Martha Cawley Gay, entered into rest on Saturday, December 22, 2001, at University Hospital . Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 26, 2001, at 2 p.m. from Elliott Sons Lumpkin Road Chapel with the Reverend Bill Burch and the Reverend Alan Faulkner, Mr. Harry Coursey and Mr. Alvin Jones officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from noon until time of service. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Mrs. Gay, an Augusta native, was a member of Burns Memorial United Methodist Church where she had taught Sunday school and MYF. She earned her business degree from Lander College. Mrs. Gay was retired from the Augusta National Golf Club after 32 years as the press secretary. She was a Honorary Member of the Golf Writers Association of America. Mrs. Gay was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Mr. Monroe W. Gay, CWO (Retired). She is survived by her son, Joseph M. Gay, Augusta; daughter and son-in-law, Mrs. Teresa J. Jones and Stanley Jones, Augusta.

The Augusta Chronicle - December 24, 2001