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DR. KENNETH LEE LAY April 15, 1942 - July 5, 2006 Ken Lay was born April 15, 1942 in Tyrone, Missouri to a loving father and mother Omer and Ruth Lay. Ken spent 64 years on earth doing God's work helping others with love. We know that Ruth and Omer love having their precious son with them again. Ken's life exemplified Galatians 5:22: But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Despite his meager upbringing, Ken was always generous with his time, money, love, talents and leadership. To know Ken was to love him. Many benefited from Ken's generosity the American Heart Association, Assistance League of Houston, Brookwood Community, The Counsel for Alcohol and Drugs Houston, DIFFA, First United Methodist Church, Horatio Alger Scholarship Fund, Houston Area Women's Center, Houston Food Bank, Houston SPCA, NAACP, Open Door Church, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Rice University, Salvation Army, Star of Hope, United Negro College Fund, United Way of Texas Gulf Coast, YMCA of Greater Houston, , University of Houston, Aspen Institute, Aspen Camp School for the Deaf, Holocaust Museum Houston, Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, Episcopal High School, Child Advocates Inc . Ken's door was always open, whether it was to help with college funds for a child, to help a former Enron employee pay their mortgage; to help young entrepreneurs make their dreams a reality, or to give a second chance when he believed in a person. Ken could not say no to anyone needing help. When asked why he always looked for the best in everyone, Ken would simply reply that it was much better than the alternative. Ken gave his time and energy to lead huge Houston events like the Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations, the Welcome Home Desert Storm, Desert Shield Troops parade, referendum campaigns to finance the new Houston baseball park and football/ rodeo stadium, as well as the new Houston basketball arena, and the Republican National Convention. Ken did everything possible to make his much-loved city a better place to live. Ken's love of Linda was unsurpassed they were to celebrate their 24th anniversary on July 10th they were truly best friends, soul mates and partners. They were always holding hands and demonstrating their incredible adoration for each other. Their relationship was truly unique and Linda considers herself the luckiest woman in the world to have those precious years with Ken. He who fears the LORD has a secure fortress, and for his children it will be a refuge.. Proverbs 14:26 Ken leaves behind five children, Robyn, Mark, David, Elizabeth and Beau, who all love him very much. He was their role model for life, business and Christian faith. They are blessed with strong memories of a father who respected each of them for their uniqueness and took the time to foster in them the desire to achieve their best. They enjoyed lively dinner conversations, festive holidays and particularly their quiet times with him. Children's children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children. Proverbs 17:6 Twelve grandchildren remember their beloved "Papi/ Papia" (depending on which of the 12 you ask) who was never afraid to be silly to entertain one of his treasured grandchildren. He loved teaching them how to whistle, cluck, ride ponies, build snowmen in Colorado and spent precious time with them, watching college football and attending many recitals. Ken was loved and admired by his sisters, Bonnie and Sharon. They share memories of family, Ruth's fried chicken and lots of conversation and humor. While the Lay family did not have much money, they were always close and supportive of each other. Ken always had the time to listen and support his family in the best and worst of times. He made many trips to Missouri for holiday celebrations and to visit his sick and dying parents in the last of their lives. He was the Rock of Gibraltar for his parents and his sisters. Ken's first wife, Judie, continued to love and support Ken through the greatest challenges of his life and never questioned his integrity. Ken's faith supported him throughout his life and gave him the confidence to believe in people. Above all, he trusted God that He had a plan, even if it was never perfectly clear. While Ken was the son of parents who did not have the opportunity to go to college, Ken graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1964 from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Master in Economics in 1965. At the University of Missouri, Ken was a member of and served as President of Beta Theta Pi. Ken was proud of his fraternity and maintained strong contacts with his fraternity brothers through the years he found great strength in their support. Ken completed his formal education at the University of Houston, where he obtained a Ph.D. in Economics in 1970. While there, Ken achieved the additional honors of Omicron Delta Kappa, Omicron Delta Epsilon and was listed in Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities. Ken led a long and distinguished career in the public and private sector. Ken worked with Humble Oil (now Exxon Corp.) from 1965 -1968 as an economist in the Corporate Planning Department. In 1968, Ken enlisted in Officer Candidate School for the United States Navy where, from 1968 to 1971 he served as an Ensign; Lieutenant Junior Grade; Lieutenant; Special Assistant to the Navy Comptroller and Financial Analyst; Office of Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Department of the Navy, at the Pentagon. While serving with the Navy, Ken received the Navy Commendation Medal and National Defense Service Medal. Ken's legacy as a leader in energy regulation was rooted in his service with the Federal Power Commission from 1971 to 1972 where he served as a technical assistant to Commissioner and Vice Chairman of the Federal Power Commission. Ken left the FPC to serve as the Energy Deputy Under Secretary for the United States Department of Interior. In 1974, Ken left the public sector in Washington, D.C. to begin his career in the natural gas industry. Ken joined Florida Gas Company, in Winter Park, Florida as Vice President of Corporate Development, later holding the office of Senior Vice President of the transmission company and President of its successor company, Continental Resources Company. Ken left Continental Resources Company in 1981 to join Transco Energy Company in Houston, Texas where he held the positions of President, Chief Operating Officer and Director. In 1984, Ken accepted the position as Chairman and CEO of Houston Natural Gas Co., which merged with InterNorth in 1985, and which would later be renamed Enron Corp. Ken loved Enron, and saw the company as one of limitless possibilities. He often talked of the incredible talent at Enron and believed that the Enron employees were unsurpassed in any industry. Ken believed the real value of Enron was in its people. From the most junior employee to his top executives, Ken treated all with the same dignity and respect they deserved as children of God. Employees often remarked on how he recalled their names, family, and other personal details they shared with him. I, the Lord, search the heart and examine the mind, to reward a man according to his conduct, according to what his deeds deserve. Jeremiah 12:10 For those who know and love Ken, we take comfort in the knowledge that he is in the loving presence of the one true Judge. Services Celebrations of Ken's life for family and friends will take place at the Aspen Chapel in Aspen, Colorado at 2 p.m. on Sunday July 9, 2006 and in Houston on Wednesday, July 12 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Houston. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made on Ken's behalf to The First United Methodist Church, Houston Lifeline Ministries for the Poor; United Way of Gulf Coast; YMCA of Greater Houston; Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, the Aspen School for the Deaf or the church or synagogue of your choice.

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Published in Houston Chronicle from Jul. 7 to Jul. 10, 2006.
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August 7, 2006
Please accept my deepest Sympathy for your loss. Dr. Lay was, by all accounts, a fine man and deserved a more fitting retirement and time with his family. Our prayers are with you.
Jeff Cumming
August 2, 2006
It was a pleasure knowing and working with Ken. Outsiders looking in could not understand Enron; those on the inside made Enron the most exciting company to be with. Ken made that possible. I will truly miss him and offer you, his family, the Peace that passes all understanding that we shall all be together again someday in a much better place, with him and with HIM.
Gary Bush
August 1, 2006
Dear Lay Family,
Please accept my deepest sympathy during your time of loss. My you find true comfort and peace through the salavation offered by our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
Sincerely,
Kirby
Kirby Lampersberger
July 21, 2006
Dear Lay Family,

I knew your husband and father when he was in high school and he lived very near my home. Reverend Lay, his father, baptised me when I was 15 years old and I treasure my memories of the entire family. Linda the day you came to Bethel Church and I got to see him again and share a pew with both of you before you went back home will be one more of my treasured memories. I thank God for being able to see him again in this lifetime. The help you both were to Bethel Church is also treasured and you may never know how much you and Ken impacted our lives.

Sincerely,
Elaine Biggs
July 20, 2006
My thoughts and prayers are with the family. From what I can tell he left behind a great legacy to his children. Humor is one of the best tools to know how to use in life.
P. Collier
July 18, 2006
Linda:

I never met Mr. Lay, I just wanted you to know that I believed in him, I know that he was a Christian, I know that he was a good, honest and hard working family man who loved his family very much. I wish I just could give you a hug and let you know that I am praying for you and your family. May God Bless and Comfort you always.
Susan Stroud
July 17, 2006
TO THE FAMILY OF KEN LAY YOU HAVE MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY. I MET MR. LAY ONCE AT CHURCH VERY OPEN NICE MAN. MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE.TO GOD BE THE GLORY. AMEN
SELITA CARSON
July 16, 2006
Please accept our deepest sympathies.
Linda & Johnnie Johnson
July 15, 2006
He is now in the arms of God. He will be remembered for his great generosity and empathy for those less fortunate. He epitomized "To those whom much has been given, much is required." He obeyed. May he rest in peace.
Diane Nagy
July 15, 2006
Please accept my deepest sympathies.
Amy-Lynn Wright
July 15, 2006
I, too went to Hickman High School with Ken and the class of 1960. He was always a very nice young man.

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow. May your memories and the love and support of family and friends bring you comfort.
Sylvia Roberts Bradfield
July 14, 2006
Mrs. Lay and Family,
Although I did not know you personally, I am compelled to tell you how much I am saddened by Mr. Lay's passing. I am grateful that the good Lord has spared him further turmoil on this earth and taken him home. I can tell that he was a strong, caring, giving, and kind person, one who truly has left a wonderful legacy of honesty and integrity. I hope you find comfort in knowing that there are many people who know beyond the shadow of a doubt that Mr. Lay was innocent and will always remain in our hearts as a good and honest man. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Gerald and Stephanie Baiter
Baiter's Wrecker Service
Sealy, Texas
Stephanie Baiter
July 13, 2006
Mrs. Lay and Family:

On behalf of the Boykin (Rosie) and Armstrong (Leona) family, we send our condolences in your time of grief. May GOD bless your entire family. Mr. Lay will be missed dearly. My family thank GOD for allowing us to have known such a wonderful, gentle and kind man.
Jacqueline Boykin
July 13, 2006
What a comfort to know without a doubt he is home with Jesus. I don't or have never known him yet sent him a letter of support a couple of years ago. He surprised me with a letter back stating way back then that "God was in control!"
I have prayed for him often and actually wanted to go to his memorial to show gratitude for all the many he has helped with his philanthropy but wasn't sure if that was appropriate having not known him personally. His courage and his actions throughout this whole ordeal is an example to all. How lucky for his grandchildren and children to have had him in their lives. He looked like the perfect Dad/Grandad that I wish I had. Peace to the family.
nancy
July 13, 2006
My prayers goes out to the Lay's Family. May God comfort you in your great loss. Mr. Lay was a very kind and friendly man, and this is all I ever experience him as being in my presence. I admired the fact that he approved of the employees there the gift to have bible studies there, a rarity in most companies, but not Enron and for that a lot of us was bless by that endeavor. He will be greatly missed by those who know him. May God bless your family and heal you of all the hurts and pains you had to endure. Stay strong and very prayerful. Knowing that a family that prays together will stay together, regardless of what may come against them. Be bless.
Charlotte Banks
July 12, 2006
To the Lay family,
Sometimes as hard as it is for us to understand, God's plan is, in the long run so much more kind. We were all better off having had Ken in this world, may you all find great comfort in his memory and life of kindness and love.
Tammy Patterson
July 12, 2006
My deepest condolences to the Lay family. I will always remember Mr. Lay’s kindness and generosity. He lives in my heart forever.
Lily Shui
July 12, 2006
MY CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY. I, TOO, WORKED FOR HUMBLE OIL(FROM 1968) & THANKFULLY RETIRED(EXXONMOBIL 2005), ONLY BY THE GRACE OF GOD AND HIS BLESSING. I PRAY THE LORD HAVE MERCY ON KEN LAY'S SOUL AND MAY ENRON'S EMPLOYEES BE BLESSED BY RECEIVING ALL THEY HAVE LOST, AS I KNOW MR. LAY WOULD WANT, BEING A WONDERFUL MAN AND CHRISTIAN, AS I'VE READ FROM HIS FAITHFUL EMPLOYEES AND FRIENDS. MAY GOD FORGIVE US ALL.
MARY YBARRA-SOROLA
July 12, 2006
May God bless you all during this very difficult time.
July 12, 2006
Linda-

A very long time ago my daddy worked with Ken at Humble Oil! He went home to be with the Lord in 1982. I know that Ken was welcomed with open arms when he reached those gates. You are in my prayers as well as your family. Fear not, Stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord. In death, we rise.......
erin h
July 12, 2006
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Kay Chapman
July 11, 2006
Linda, Judie, Children, and Grandchildren, I went to high school with Ken and he was well liked and respected in high school and through out his life by those who knew him well. Ken was kind, compassionate, and ethical and he trusted people because he could be trusted. I have spent days trying to think of all I wanted to say but I cannot put all the words in this page. I already lost my mother, father, Aunts, Uncles, and sister as well as all cousins but one on one side of the family. I pray that God will keep you in His arms as you Walk through the Valley of the Shadow of Death and that you come out of this experience the same wonderful loving family even without Ken there to guide you. Ken is with God now and you can rest assured you will have a guardian angel watching over your lives now. My prayers are with you.
Kay Baird
July 11, 2006
I haven't seen you all in a long time but you have been in my thoughts and prayers. I sent Ken and Linda a note in November of '01. I just wanted you all to know I was thinking about you. I certainly did not expect a response especially with all he had going on, nor was I looking for one. Much to my surprise, he wrote me a personal note back. That shows what kind of a man he was. He was a wonderful friend who took time to thank others for their friendship and support. I will always remember him for all of the wonderful things he did for others. He was kind, generous and respectful. He was a true son of God and I have no doubt he is in peace with Him now. His faith never wavered. Turn to God for strength and peace and he will provide you with all you need. May you find comfort in your wonderful family and close friends and in God's promise. My prayers are with each of you. Take care and God bless you,
Barbara
Barbara Davis
July 11, 2006
I did not know Ken Lay personally, but have been drawn to his story for the past several years - both in his involvement in the community and the unfortunate trials at Enron. It was encouraging to hear from a man who had experienced the height of success and the sorrow of its undoing, but who remained secure in his resolute faithfulness to God. Ken Lay appeared to be constant in his belief that God was in control and he did not hesitate to share that publicly.

I am reminded that the legacy left by a person is not defined by the circumstances of their life, but by the consistent intent of their heart.

To the Lay family - I am not able to imagine the scope of your pain, both in Mr. Lay's death and the events of recent months. I hope you can hold fast to the legacy you know and to the faith Mr. Lay demonstrated.

Respectfully,
Iris S
July 11, 2006
My deepest condolences. May God be with you during this most difficult time.
Derissa Cheatham
July 11, 2006
Ken was a kind and generous man. I consider myself fortunate to have had the pleasure of knowing him. My sincerest condolences to the family.

Ken I will always remember you. God Bless you!

Norma Morales-Vazquez
Norma Morales-Vazquez
July 10, 2006
MY prays are with you and your family.Just call on jesus he will answer every call.keep your head up god bless! i never met mr,lay but on the news i all ways saw coach lee perry on the side of him,and i said mr lay is good man if coach lee with him.GOD BLESS!
Cassandra Cassandra
July 10, 2006
Dear Lay Family- My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Ken was a great man and this is an enormous loss for many.
Lauren
July 10, 2006
I truly believe God said, Enough is enough and took Ken home!!! May God continue to hold you and help you through this very difficult time. For Ken, "Welcome Home my good and faithful servant!!"
A. O.
July 10, 2006
Please accept my deepest sympathies.
LEOLA ROBINSON
July 10, 2006
Mr. Lay was a very kind man and will be missed tremendously by all that knew him. To his lovely wife, children, grandchildren and friends, may God heal your broken heart.
B. Aden
July 10, 2006
My deepest sympathies are with the Lay Family. As Sharon's assistant, I was fortunate to see many of the good things Ken did for our community, and the world. He was a good man, and I will always remember him that way.
Stephanie Turner
July 10, 2006
My sympathy and prayers are for the Family of Kenneth Lee Lay. May God have mercy on Mr. Lay’s soul? May your memories bring you comfort in these stressful times of mourning his departure. Sincere condolences also, from the Family of Philip S. Driver (NAOPF).
BBlake Blakeley
July 10, 2006
Our thoughts and prayers and with the Lay Family and all who knew Mr. Lay.He is at peace and you will see him again, when the time is right. God Bless you.
With sympathy and prayers
Brian And Katherine Tropp
Katherine Tropp
July 10, 2006
May the peace of the Lord be with Ken's family during this time of sadness.
Kurt Huneke
July 10, 2006
My prayers and heart felt sympathy goes out to Linda and the family. Mr. Lay was a sincere and honest person. I felt very fortunate to have worked with him at Enron. He always treated me with respect and kindness. Please know that God has him at his right hand and Mr. Lay is watching over you all.
Vicki Howison
July 10, 2006
Mr. Lay was a kind and generous man who stood with honor and integrity at all times. He was a truly loyal Houstonian whose generosity was felt by many. Our city was fortunate to have had Mr. Lay as a resident for as long as we did. He was an exceptional civic and business leader and supported the community with his knack for getting others involved. The world was a better place for having him to call a friend.
Elizabeth
July 10, 2006
To The Lay Family:
I do not know you personally but we all must experience the death of a love one at one time or another. But the memories we have will always remain. I pray God will continue to strengthen you and your family, not just now but in the times to come when family and friends have gone back to their homes and surroundings.
Renee' Milo
July 10, 2006
I went to Hickman High School with Ken and always remember him as a quiet and polite young man. After all he had to endur it was obvious his Faith never faltered. To Linda and the Lay children I send you blessings in your time of grief.
Barbara Ross
July 10, 2006
I met Ken years ago whenever I was working at Transco. He was always friendly and a very nice man. My prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. Know that he is now in a better place and happy.
Diane Grizzoffi
July 10, 2006
Ken was a friend of incredible faith and much strength. We send our love and support to each of you in this time of such a great loss.
John Fain
July 10, 2006
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Lay family at this difficult time. God Bless you.
Don & Melissa O'Neil
July 10, 2006
My sincere sympathy to the Lay family. May the Ministry of the Holy Spirit comfort and strengthen the Lay family during this time.
Cathey Jennings
July 10, 2006
Ken Lay Memories...From Hickman High School in Columbia, Missouri to the University Of Missouri in Columbia to an invited business proposal in the late 90's (walking thru the halls of Big E) through all the trials and tribulations of recent years, my faith in Ken never waned. Ken, your heart was Good! Ken, your Faith was strong! God is our supreme Judge and for those that truly know you, there is no doubt where you rest.
Patrick Mitchell
July 10, 2006
My deepest sympathy to the Lay family. May God give you peace and comfort at this difficult time.
Elle Kunisch
July 9, 2006
Dear Linda,
Please accept my sincere condolences on the death of your beloved Ken. I knew him to be a man of honor, humor, and when my family needed it most, immense loyalty. I am so sorry for your loss.
Carol Whalen
July 9, 2006
Dear Linda and family,

I knew Ken for over four years through written correspondence after Enron collapsed. He was a very happy man because he had a faith and love for Jesus that was unshakable. His love for his Lord shaped all the actions of his life. May our good Lord give you peace during this time. And, may the memories of Ken Lay always give you joy and happiness. We will be with him throughout eternity. God bless you.
Louise Jones
July 9, 2006
He was a kind and generous man. I consider myself fortunate to have had the pleasure of knowing and working with him. My sincerest condolences to the family.
Tod Lindholm
July 9, 2006
I am deeply saddened by all that has happened. We, Hickman High School Kewpies, will miss hearing from you at our Class of 1960 Reunions. Thanks to Kay Baird, the "glue" that holds our class together, we have learned of this Guest Book. I am honored to add my name and sincere condolences.
Charles Tutt
July 8, 2006
Peace at last for Mr. Lay. My sympathy to his wife and family.
Mac Zosky
July 8, 2006
to mr lay and family,
its sad that you all had to go through so much. everything i heard of him puts him as a kind, sincere and honest man and thats what he should and will be remembred for, godbless you Mr. Lay and may he take you in his arms and comfort your family
S S
July 8, 2006
I attend Sunday School in The Omer Lay Room at Bethel Church in Columbia, Mo. We at Bethel know Ken never forgot his roots. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to Linda and the family.
Beverly Rasmussen
July 8, 2006
Please accept our sincere condolences.
Brian and Julie Rhodes
Julie Rhodes
July 8, 2006
Lay Family,
My heart goes out to you at this time and in the days ahead. Although I did not know Ken personally, I am another ex-Enron employee that continues to believe in his integrity, generosity and innocence.
Hodges
July 8, 2006
The pain I had when I heard the news was too much. It hurt so bad then tears came running down as I thought of what your family has been going through. We just can't imagine the pain. You all have been in our prayers and will continue to be. You have been good to my sister (and Tia) (before, during, and after Enron) and we thank you for being there for her. Nat, you are loved! Now you must contine to hold tight together. God is good and He will get you through this. Always in our prayers. M & E Gonzalez
M Gonzalez
July 8, 2006
His witness was truly one of a man who was deeply committed to loving and serving our Lord.
Sandy Pierce
July 8, 2006
Sandy Pierce
July 8, 2006
A good man, a good boss, I am glad to have known him and to have worked for him.
Grady Puryear
July 8, 2006
I never had the chance to meet Mr.Lay but just from the things I have heard and seen no matter what happened previously you could see the love for his GOD and family in his eyes and smile as he spoke of the two. GOD is the only one that can judge us and in this time to the family that should give great comfort. Mr.Lay was a blessing that came into alot of lives and for that those he touched are greatful. To his wife GOD will be your comfort,strength,rock and all you need please continue to remember that. To his children though your earthly father is gone you always have your father in heaven. May God continue to bless this family and guide you. May you continue to look up above for strength and all your needs and remember you know have one more angel that loves you very much to watch over you. GOD Bless.
felicia
July 8, 2006
To the family, may God bless and keep you during this time. Trust in the Lord and he will continue to direct your path. I spent 27 years with Enron and I continue to believe that Mr. Lay was a sincere and generous man who always showed respect to all. May the conforting ministry of the Holy Ghost continue to bring you peace and strength.
K
July 8, 2006
You all are in our thoughts and prayers. I am sad at the loss of a good friend and Brother in Christ.
Jim and Jane Wise
July 8, 2006
To The Lay Family,
I didn't have the opportunity to know you all, but did hear allot about Enron's good and bad as well about Mr. & Mrs. Lay. The good alway out weights everything else. I watched the news and I admired the love that Mr.& Mrs. Lay had and have. The holding hand and the hugs even after 23 years together Boy! that was a God given marriage. Through the good time and the bad you all stood together never leaving the others aside. I could't believe such a wonderful couple being put thur so much. Ms. Lay you and your husband were great examples of true love and what God does in His mystrious ways. God gave you all such a beautiful life together to hold and to cherish until death did depart. To the children and grandchildren I applogize, I know what it is to loose a father I have lost my daddy as well. I myself was a daddy's girl and it hurts. Please! Please! be there for your mother and help her during her time of sorrow so that she may go on with life giving the Lord all Glory and Honor. Your mother will need all of you by her side as she goes on without your dad. They were every much in love and did everything together now its time you all spend more time with her in help her through this difficult time. My smpathy goes out to each and everyone of the Lay family.
May Mr. Lay rest in peace and walk the streets of gold looking down from above watch over each and every one of you.
L H
July 8, 2006
May you find comfort and strength in the Lord, knowing that such a great man , husband, father, & grandfather is now with Him. Our deepest sympathies.
July 8, 2006
Now your job is done on the surface, rest in peace through eternity!
larry muse
July 7, 2006
I truly believe that Mr Lay is in the presence of the Holy God and is now at peace . I pray your family will find comfort in the prayers of your friends and people, like me, who are praying you through this deep valley. My pastor says that God gives us "trouble grace'... we only get it when we need it..........he gives us grace big enough to handle the trouble because we can't do it alone.

My prayerful sympathy,

Amy Barnwell
Amy Barnwell
July 7, 2006
With deepest sympathy in this time of grief. Let us remember the many good things Dr. Lay did to support the Houston community.
Brad Harmes
July 7, 2006
My sincere sympathy to Ken Lay's family and close friends. I choose to remember all the good times at Enron, and there were many. I will always remember his cheerful manner and his smile. May Ken Lay Rest in Peace and may his family find comfort in the good memories.
Mary Birmingham
July 7, 2006
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Christine Austin
July 7, 2006
To the family of Mr. Lay I would like to extend my deepest sympathy. Mr. Lay was a kind and generous soul. May he rest in peace in all of gods glory. May you all have comfort in knowing he is with the Lord. God bless you.
Ben Berryhill
July 7, 2006
Please accept my deepest sympathies.
Roger Kirkpatrick, Sr.
July 7, 2006
We were most blessed to have known Ken. God bless his family.
July 7, 2006
I were prays are with you all in your lost of your love one. Reginld,Yolanda Webster
July 7, 2006
To the Lay Family, We may be separated by the different parties here on earth, but when we see Jesus we will all be one party and what a great time that will be. May God Bless You Mrs. Lay and Family. Remember Psalm 121.
Rodney and Sheila Blouin
July 7, 2006
A great man.
Ron Russ
July 7, 2006
My heart goes out to you at this time and in the days ahead.
M Harvey
July 7, 2006
Those Who Bring SunShine To The Lives Of Others, Cannot Keep It From Themselves...!!! May you rest in PEACE....GOD BLESS...!!!
Tracey Parker
July 7, 2006
My condolences to the Lay Family. Holly and Mark, my prayers are with you right now.
Katie W
July 7, 2006
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well-lived.
Allyson & Candace
July 7, 2006
Mr. Lay's joy is the reward he had waiting in heaven for him. To Mr. Lay's family - May God replace you mourning with the oil of joy.
Linda
July 7, 2006
Hey Ken,
You and Jesus got your own thing going on now. No more burdens of the past. Take your rest with the Father. Mrs. Lay, "Cast all of your cares upon Him, for He careth for you." May you find comfort in 1 Thessalonians 5:1-28. Be courageous. It's alright now.

Luv Ya
Jacque Staten
July 7, 2006
To the Lay Family,

Ken Lay was one of the kindest, most honorable men I have ever known. I know that he is with the Lord now and finally free again from hurt and pain. He will be missed.
July 7, 2006
My condolences to the Lay family. He was a visionary and supported the community in anyway he could. May he be a guiding light to all..
R E
July 7, 2006
I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. I lost my 41 year old son in January, in an automobile accident. I sincerely understand the heartache and loss you are going through. May God Bless you and your family.
Patricia Olnhausen
July 7, 2006
May God be with you. I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Lay a few times...My regards go out to his family.
Carlos Sepulveda
July 7, 2006
To the Lay family:
I did not know Dr. Lay personally. However, I was deeply saddened upon learning of his death. May our wonderful Lord be of comfort to you and give you peace. And may He compass you with grace as a shield.
Richard Barnes
July 7, 2006
Only God can judge him now. God bless and keep you.
Janice Lewis
July 7, 2006
May You Rest In Peace Mr Lay. God Bless Your Wonderful wife, children and grandchildren.
Keith Hunter
July 7, 2006
May you rest in peace Mr. Lay...you are a good and honest man. I truly believe that in my heart.

Regards,
Ryan Ngo
July 7, 2006
Our deepest condolences and sympathy to the Lay Family.
Alan Zimmerman
July 7, 2006
My sympathies for Mr Lay and his family. This is a very sad time and unfortunate. May God Bless him and take care of him, and look over his family.
chris voor
July 7, 2006
QUE DIOS TE BENDIGA, y que seas feliz en los cielos
NANCY ELIZONDO
July 7, 2006
My prayers are with the family. Ken Lay was such a generous man and I choose to remember him that way. He has such a kind face and you can tell her has a pure and kind heart.
Jordan Morgan
July 7, 2006
May God continue to bless the Lay's family during this time of bereavement.
Betty Thomas
July 7, 2006
To the entire Lay family, please accept condolences and best wishes from Byron Hood and Karen Fisher.
Byron Hood
July 7, 2006
To the Lay Family:
I had an opportunity to be in Mr. Lay's presence once while working at Enron as a temp employee. Then and now he was a sincere, caring man who loved life and people. I've always believed in his innocence and do stand in prayer with your family today for the comforting ministry of the holy spirit to be with you all in this challenging moment. Please continue to rest in peace knowing he is with his father whom he loved dearly. My family will continue to pray for your family. There are those of us who love you all from afar.

DB
July 7, 2006
I did not know Mr. Lay personally, but one could tell that he was a devout Christian man with a lot of love to offer. May God strenthen the family during these trying times and keep your heads up....God knows best.
Judy Hollie
July 7, 2006
At this time, I pray for the peace of God that passes all understanding to be with you. Be glad and rejoice in the Lord for he is in a better place and there is much happiness and peace. A place he can hurt no more, a place he can cry no more so I encourage you today to celebrate the times you had him and be glad for it. God bless you even more at this time Amen.
Adeola
July 7, 2006
Although I did not know Mr. Lay personally, my thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
Lisa Rich
July 7, 2006
Mrs. Lay may God bless you and your family.
July 7, 2006
My pray and thoughts are with the family. Mr Lay did so much for the community and will be missed. Take comfort in knowing the Lord he served does not sleep and has welcome him into the kingdom. God Blessing.
Mary James
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