A funeral service for Mr. Jerry Mays, 62, of 927 Upper Appomattox St., Petersburg, who departed this life on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at the Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, will be held at 12 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at the Chapel of William N. Bland & Son, Petersburg. Elder Helen Roach of the Harvest International Baptist Church, will officiate. Interment will follow in the Wilkerson Memorial Cemetery, Petersburg. The family is asked to assemble at the residence at 11 a.m. on the day of the service.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the staff of William N. Bland & Son Funeral Home, Petersburg; the Rev. William N. Bland Jr. and Mr. James I. Gay, funeral directors. For more information or to leave an online condolence, visit us at

Published in The Progress-Index on Feb. 15, 2013