Funeral services will be Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013.
Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Memorial Gardens.
Mays was born in the Fulton Bridge area and graduated from Hamilton High School. She had lived in Jasper for 30 years. She had worked with her husband, Gordon Mays, to run Mays Drill Service as office manager.
Survivors include her daughter, Stefanie Myrajune Light; son-in-law, August Bono; brothers, Stanley Ritch and Ray Ritch; sister, Grace Frederick; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Gordon E. Mays; daughter, Martha Lynn; grandson, Randall Lynn; and seven brothers and sisters.
Hamilton Funeral Home, Hamilton; (205) 921-3197