Mimsye Seiden May

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Mimsye Seiden May

Nashville, TN

Mimsye Seiden May, age 84 of Nashville, passed away on June 25, 2014. She was born on January 12, 1930 in Miami, Florida to the late Albert and Grace Greenfield Seiden. Mrs. May moved to Nashville when she married in 1949.

A devoted wife of 64 years, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Mrs. May was very active in the community. She was a member of the Magazine Circle, Hadassah National Council of Jewish Women, Temple Sisterhood and twice headed the Women's Division of Jewish Federation. She and Leon traveled extensively and were fortunate to have seen much of the world. She loved to garden and was an accomplished watercolorist.

She is survived by her husband, Leon May; children, Melanie May Hirt (Doug), Jack May, Frank May (Diane) and Deborah May Wolfman (Neil); grandchildren, Andy Hirt (Laura), Kenny Hirt (Mindy), David May, Rachel May, Avi May, Jonathan May, Celia Wolfman, Hannah Wolfman Jones (James) and Willie Wolfman.

Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014 at Temple Ohabai Shalom, with burial to follow at Temple Cemetery. Mrs. May's grandsons and James Jones will serve as Pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers will include Dr. Jeffrey Eskind, Harris Gilbert, Paul Cohn, Dr. Fred Goldner, James Brown, Gus Kuhn III, Irwin Kuhn and Bob Eisenstein.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Temple Ohabai Shalom, 5015 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205; or Akiva School, 809 Percy Warner Blvd., Nashville, TN 37205.


Published in The Tennessean on June 27, 2014
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