Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until noon on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Parlor prior to services. Funeral services will be at noon on Tuesday at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Sunlight Baptist Cemetery in Jasper. Jerry Key will officiate.
She was preceded in death by her father, Dorse Tidwell; mother, Ella Luker Tidwell; husband, George Henry Lay; sister, Jean Tidwell; and brothers, William Tidwell and Kenneth Tidwell.
She is survived by her sons, Leonard R. (Donna) Lay, Mac Lay, Kenneth (Bertha) Lay, Richard Lay and Paul (Missy) Lay; daughter, Reba (Glen) Bonds; sisters, Polly Knott and Betty Norris; brothers, Curtis Tidwell, Fred Tidwell, Lloyd Tidwell and Thomas Tidwell; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and special friends, Andy and Joyce Kilgore, Peewee and Joyce Levels, and Linda McCurley.