Lela Louree May, 94, of Morgans Fork Road, Waverly, Ohio, passed 9:45 a.m. Monday, May 23, 2016, in Traditions at Bristol Village, Waverly, Ohio.
She was born October 7, 1921, in Bloomingburg, Ohio, (Fayette County) the daughter of the late Labe Penn and Edith Louise (McMahn) Penn.
On April 14, 1943, Louree was united in marriage to Clyde May who preceded her in death January 11, 2008.
Surviving are her two sons, Curtis May of Waverly, Ohio, and Wayne May and wife Irene of Bainbridge, Ohio; a daughter, Catherine Gibson and husband Paul of Waverly, Ohio; eight grandchildren; several great and great great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Underwood of Chillicothe, Ohio; and several half siblings
Louree was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Verna Louise Fairley, great grandson, Mike Fairley, a brother, Ralph Penn, sister, Goldie Danes, twin sister, Louise Porter, son-in-law, Raymond Fairley, and daughter-in-law, Geneva May.
She was a member of the Mt. Holy Church of Christ in Christian Union Church.
Graveside services will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2016, at Gardner Cemetery, Waverly, Ohio, with Rev. Larry Moore, officiating.
Friends may call at the Boyer Funeral Home from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2016