Gainesville - Catherine Louise May, age 87, of Gainesville, FL, passed away on Monday, January 27, 2014. Born in Hazelhurst, GA on June 11, 1926 to Grady and Minnie Louise Crowder. She enjoyed shopping and dining out. Her first hamburger was at Louis' Lunch. She loved gardening, beautiful flowers and being with family and friends. She was the manager of the F.W. Woolworth Luncheonette, downtown Gainesville.
She was preceded in death by a son, Horace Shealy, two brothers Clyo Crowder and James 'Jimmy' Crowder, and grandson Ronald Shealy.
She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years Trammell G. May, sons Glenn (Cheryl) May and Larry (Shirley) Shealy, grandsons Larry Shealy, Jr., John Shealy, Ricky Shealy, Leo Shealy and granddaughers Rosie Shealy and Crystal Shealy, 12 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held at the Countryside Baptist Church, 10926 NW 39th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32606 on Thursday evening, January 30 from 5-7:00 pm. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Friday, January 31, 2014 at Countryside Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Forest Meadows East.
Arrangements are under the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, 311 South Main Street Gainesville FL 32601