Sammie L. Kay
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Sammie L. Kay, 80, of Birmingham, passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2011. He was a faithful member of Lakewood Baptist Church, a veteran of the U.S. Army, a double Purple Heart recipient, receiving one in Korea and one in Vietnam.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Woods Kay; mother Floy Boshell Kay; grandmother Eugenia “Maw” Boshell of Jasper and grandchild, Tonia M. Townsend.

He is survived by his daughters, Becky (Bill) Champion of Bartlett, Tenn., Sara Kay and Tammie (Mike) Asmus; son, Raymond Kay; beloved sister, Mildred Hooper, all of Birmingham; and seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be today, July 9, 2011, from noon until service time at 1 p.m. at Ridout’s Trussville Chapel. Interment with military honors will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Jasper.

Ridout’s Funeral Home, Trussville; 205-655-2173