Mays passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013 at his residence.
Mays is survived by his wife, Judy Mays; sons, Stephen (Allison) Mays, Zachary (Nyna) Mays; sisters, Betty Patton, Nancy Blankensopp, Brenda Mays; brothers, Jim (Sarah) Mays, Jack Mays, Herman (Fay) Mays; grandchildren, Ivy Montgomery and Alex Mays.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Mays was a native of Carbon Hill, Alabama where he graduated from Carbon Hill High School; he also attended Jacksonville State University and Jeff State University. Mr. Mays was a member of the Lion's Club; he was a Deacon and Elder at Decatur Hwy. Church of Christ in Gardendale, a member of the Alabama power Energizers Club and a member of Jacksonville Church of Christ.
In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to Faulkner University-V.P. Black School of Biblical Studies, 5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, Al 36109.
Chapel Hill Funeral Home, Anniston; 256-820-5151