Flora Lee


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Flora Lee May

Dec 03 1927 - Oct 17 2007

Flora Lee May, age 79, of McKinney, Texas passed away October 17, 2007 in McKinney. She was born December 3, 1927, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Virgle and Etta Mae (Rutledge) Stephens. On Octobr 28, 1966, she married Johnny May in Gunter, Texas. Flora was a member of the Red Hat Society of McKinney and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. She is survived by her sons, Gene Bennett and his wife Ruth of Frisco, Ben Bennett and his wife Aline of Greenville, and Bob Bennett of Farmers Branch; daughters, Ella Scott of McKinney and Marie Wade and her husband Tommy of Prosper; step-sons, Billy Joe May of Farmers Branch, Bobby L. May of Texarkana, John F. May, Jr. of Bakersfield, CA, Otis Wesley May of Bakersfield, CA; step-daughters, Helen Kathelene Asher of Bixby, OK and Elosie Talley of Bridgeport, TX; thirty grandchildren; forty-four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; sisters, Lillian Jones, Veritta Dace, Lorretta Portauf and Mattie More; and brother, Vernon Stephens. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny; son, Dee Bennett; two brothers; three sisters; one grandson; and one granddaughter. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, October 20, 2007 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Celina Chapel with Pastor Cliff Lester officiating. Interment will follow at Old Celina Cemetery. The family will receive friends during a visitation at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church or the charity of your choice.
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