George Thomas May

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George Thomas May went home to a much deserved rest on Sunday, November 30, 2014. George was born July 5, 1953, to the late Herman and Maxine May Sr. He was preceded in death by his older brother, Herman Jr. George was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church and he was raised in the nearby Cleveland Avenue neighborhood and later Sheridan Heights. George was an industrious kid learning the value of money from his dad who taught him the carrier business working a paper route in the Sheridan Heights. He graduated from St. Jude High School in 1972. George graduated from the University of Alabama in 1975. He was a charter member of the 1974 Eta Chi chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity founded on that campus. He earned his BS in American Studies in 1975. After graduation he went to work for South Central Bell/BellSouth/AT&T where he retired after 35 years. While attending the University of Alabama, he became smitten with Janet Thomas. They were married on March 20, 1976. George had a wonderful and warm smile with a great demeanor! He is survived by his loving and caring wife of 38 years, Janet Thomas May; three sons, Brian Morgan Sr. of Atlanta, Ga., Allen Thomas and Joel Thomas May, both of Montgomery; three grandchildren, Jaida Morgan, Brian Morgan Jr. and Norah May; two devoted sisters, Elizabeth (James) Nuckles, of Montgomery and Elaine (George) Poole, of Selma; mother and father-in-law, Bernice and Cleophus Sr., of Anniston; one brother-in-law, Cleophus (Carla) Thomas Jr., of Anniston; one aunt, Deloris (Daniel) Grice, of Montgomery; five nephews, Herman (Regina) James Nuckles Jr., of Birmingham, Michael (Wanda) Nuckles, of Montgomery, Cleophus III and Caleb Thomas, both of Anniston; three nieces, Erica (Belfondia) Pou, Anitra (Demarco) Perry and Phillips Thomas and a host of great nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. The Montgomery Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Memorial Service was held Friday, at Ross Clayton Funeral Home. The Celebration of Life will be held at Resurrection Catholic Church, 2815 Forbes Dr. on today at 10 a.m. Burial will follow the repast at 1 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be sent to the Boys and Girls Clubs of South Central Alabama.
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Ross Clayton Funeral Home - Montgomery
1412 Adams Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36104
(334) 262-3889
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Published in The Anniston Star on Dec. 6, 2014