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Bester C. May Sr., 90, of Quitman, MS passed away on March 18, 2017 at Specialty Hospital in Meridian, MS. He was born on July 18, 1926 to Percy Lee and Euna (Boykin) May in Norfolk, VA. B.C. was a veteran of World War II that served in the Navy in the Philippines. He retired from Burlington Industries and was a real estate and automobile salesman. He was a lay leader at Adams Chapel United Methodist Church.
Bester is survived by his seven sons, Neil (Lynn) May, Lannis May, Mark (Leanne) May, Brian (Danielle) May, Jerry (Judy) May, Richard May and Roy (Natasha) May; two daughters, Brenda May and Cynthia Browning; brother, William May; two sisters, Goldie Campbell and Gladys Elrod; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Percy Lee May; mother, Euna Lee May; wife of over 60 years, Elsie May; brother, Percy May; and grandson, Matthew David May.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lannis May officiating and Rev. Danielle May assisting. Burial will take place in Mt. Pisguah Cemetery (Quitman, MS).
Pallbearers are Jeffery May, Daniel May, Patrick Neil May, Jeremy May, James Lee Browning, Dustin May, Ben May, Braxton May, Clark Kirby and Patrick May.
Visitation will be Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 5 p.m. at Wright's Funeral Home, Quitman, Mississippi. Online condolences can be given at www.wrightsfuneral.com.
Published on March 20, 2017
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