Gwendolyn BAYS
1917 - 2013
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BAYS, Gwendolyn Gwendolyn McKee Bays, 96, of Hilton Head Island S.C., wife of the late Robert A. Bays Sr., passed away on Wednesday May 15, 2013 after a full and remarkable life. She was a retired professor of French literature and had an abiding interest in Buddhism and Eastern mysticism. She was the author of The Orphic Vision and translator of the book, The Voice of the Buddha from the original French. She is survived by her brother, John M. McKee, her two sons, Robert A. Bays, Jr. and Geoffrey A. Bays; grandchildren, Kelley Rossier and Adam Bays, and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the chapel of A.S. Turner and Sons, on Saturday, May 25 at 2 PM. An additional memorial service is also planned at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry, 110 Malphrus Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910 on Saturday September 21, 2013 at 2 PM. A public viewing is scheduled for Friday, May 24 from 6 PM to 8 PM at A. S. Turner & Sons Funeral Home & Crematory, 2773 N. Decatur Rd; Decatur, GA 30033.

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June 2, 2013
Tom and Patricia Welsh
May 26, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
P Sharpe ( Isaiah 12:2 )
May 24, 2013
Please accept my condolences for the loss of your beloved Gwendolyn.
May 23, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
May 23, 2013
I'm so very sorry for your loss. May the god of all comfort help you in this time.
May 23, 2013
With deepest sympathy to the Bays family during your time of grief...God is for you a refuge and strength, A help that is there to be found during difficult times...May God provide you with peace and comfort to endure the days ahead...(Psalm 62:).
May 23, 2013
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
May 23, 2013
Im sorry for your lost. May your family rely on God in this time of grief
May 23, 2013
I was so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow.
John 6:40
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