Mrs. Reatha Mae Tankersley May, age 90 of Ellijay, GA passed Saturday evening, August 18th, 2018 at the Gilmer Nursing Home.
Mrs. May was born August 27th, 1927 in Ellijay, GA to her late parents Clyde Alan Tankersley and Mattie Elizabeth Ratcliff Tankersley. Reatha was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and retired from the Gilmer County School System as a lunchroom manager. She is preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Dale May, son, Alan May, sister, Vertie Lee Tankersley, and brother, Cecil Robert Tankersley.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Rev. Jess Posey of Ellijay, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Gail H. May and Donald Gary May, and Tracey May all of Ellijay, GA; grandchildren, Michelle May Mack, Linsey May, Dr. Samuel Posey, Noah May, and Laura May Grice; great grandchild, Tyson Chase May; sister, Jean Tankersley Woodring of Ellijay, GA also survives.
Funeral services will be held at 3pm on Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 from the Logan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rubin Smith, Rev. Jess Posey, and Rev. Dan Rosser. Singing will be by Loy Jarrett. Graveside interment will follow in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with Randy key, Rodney Key, Kenn Fendley, Squeak Jones, William Cantrell, Rev. Bryan Hensley, Fred Stahl, III, Matthew Mulkey, Ruel Mulkey, Jonathan Batten and Ryan Garrett serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Sam May, Danny Logan, Brian Stahl and Scott Logan.
Family will receive friends from 2pm until 8pm on Monday, August 20th, 2018 at the Logan Funeral Home.
Flowers are acceptable, or memorial contributions may be made to the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 115 Pleasant Grove Road, Ellijay, GA 30540 in memory of Mrs. May.