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James Oliver May

April 2, 1948 June 3, 2019
James Oliver May
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Funeral services for James Oliver May will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 7, 2019, at Hope Springs United Pentecostal Church, formerly East Leesville United Pentecostal Church, with Reverend Wesley Manning officiating. Burial will follow in the Central Louisiana Veterans Cemetery under the direction of Jeane’s Funeral Service. A visitation time for the family and friends of Mr. May will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 6th at the church.
Mr. May was born on April 2, 1948, and passed away on June 3, 2019, at the age of 71. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served in Vietnam. While there, Mr. May earned two Purple Hearts, two Bronze Stars, and was recognized as a decorated hero. Later, he worked as a correctional officer for almost twenty years. Mr. May was a very dignified gentleman who enjoyed gardening, farming, and watching western and military movies. He was a member of Hope Springs United Pentecostal Church.
Mr. May was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar Frank May and Frances Thompson May; daughter, Ginger Gayle Enriquez; brother, Pete May; and sister, Jean Lane.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Brenda May of Anacoco, LA
son, James O. May II and wife Crystal of Anacoco, LA
daughter, Sandra Diane Wilson of Anacoco, LA
grandchildren, Dusty Enriquez; Jonathan Enriquez; Sebastian Wilson and wife Mary Cat; Elektra Wilson; Brennon May; Caylyn May; and Landon May
great grandchildren, Aaden Enriquez and Maddie Enriquez
and a host of nieces and nephews.
Words of comfort and encouragement for the family and friends of Mr. May may be left at www.jeanesfs.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

6

Jun

4:00 PM 6/6/2019 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 6/6/2019 6:00:00 PM
Hope Springs United Pentecostal Church

197 Alexandria Highway
Leesville, Louisiana 71446

Hope Springs United Pentecostal Church
197 Alexandria Highway Leesville 71446 Louisiana
United States

Funeral

Friday

7

Jun

10:00 AM 6/7/2019 10:00:00 AM
Hope Springs United Pentecostal Church

197 Alexandria Highway
Leesville, Louisiana 71446

Hope Springs United Pentecostal Church
197 Alexandria Highway Leesville 71446 Louisiana
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Central Louisiana Veterans' Cemetery Final Resting Place

3348 University Parkway
Leesville, LA 71446

3348 University Parkway Leesville 71446 LA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hope Springs United Pentecostal Church Building Fund

In lieu of flowers, Mr. May's family has requested that donations be made to the Hope Springs United Pentecostal Church Building Fund.
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