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Ella Jewel May

Ella Jewel May

Ella Jewel May, age 90 passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018. She was a native of Lawrence County and of the Baptist Faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James May Sr.; parents: John Barnes and Cordelia Tease; and several brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her sons: James E. May Jr. (Karen), Robert May (Evelyn); daughter: Linda Foust; sisters: Frances Ingram, Charlene Foust (Junior); grandchildren: Paul Foust (Andrea)Tammy Morrow (Doug), Connie Estes (Todd), James Garner; great grandchildren: William Paul Foust Jr., Caitlin Estes, Bryan Barnett, Nicole Barnett, Heather McKinley, LeeAnn Guess; great great-grandchildren: Olivia Gordon, Dakoda Gordon, Airanna Barnett, BrieAnna Guess, Jewel-Ann Kurk, Maddison Kurk, Mark Foust.

Funeral services for Ella Jewel May were held on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 11 a.m. with Caleb Cozart officiating. Interment followed at Leoma Cemetery. Condolences may be sent by way of our website at

All arrangements to be handled by Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home.

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