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Calvary Baptist Church
Wednesday January 26th, 2022
1:00pm

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Calvary Baptist Church
Wednesday January 26th, 2022
10:00am - 1:00pm

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Sheila J. Mays

Sheila J. Mays, 79, of Benton died Thursday, January 20, 2022, at her home. She was born the daughter of the late Eugene Hamby and the late Valetta Joe Locke. Sheila has worked for the Benton Walmart for 27 years. She attended Calvary Baptist Church in Gilbertsville. She enjoyed collecting antiques and stamps, but most of all Sheila loved her family.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at Calvary Baptist Church in Gilbertsville, KY with Jonathan Goodman officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery with Pastor Tommy Miles officiating the graveside. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 26, 2022, from 10:00 am until the funeral hour. Keeling & Goodman Funeral Home in Paducah is in charge of the arrangements.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years: Sam Mays; her sons: Jonathan (Jenny) Mays of Benton and James (Heather) Mays of Gilbertsville; her daughters: Mary Jo Mays of Dixon, TN and Gina (Randy) Penney of Toledo, OH; her brother: Wallace (Pam) Locke of Carol Stream, IL; fifteen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Sheila was preceded in death by her son: Robert Mays and her granddaughter: Gabriella Mays.


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Sheila lived by faith in the Lord Jesus, her Messiah. That made her so beautiful to us and drew us more to Him. Praise God for her life!

We are praying that the peace of God which surpasses all understanding blanket Sam and each family member and friends in His love. We cannot wait to see her again.

James & Barbara Francis Jan 26 2022 12:09 PM

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Nancy J Wright Jan 26 2022 9:03 AM

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FELECIA Mckendree Gipson! Fly high with the angels my dear friend Jan 25 2022 11:48 PM

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Chris Reed Jan 25 2022 6:48 PM

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Billie Mason Jan 25 2022 2:08 PM

I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your momma Sheila ! Praying for your family !

Heather Campbell Jan 25 2022 1:49 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Sheila Mays

Bonnie Pegago Jan 25 2022 1:31 PM

John, Jenny ,Michaela, Scott and Sam. We're so very sorry for the loss of Sheila and Gabby. We're praying for your comfort, peace and provision in Christ Jesus name.

Marvin and Lisa Graham Jan 25 2022 11:47 AM

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Pauline Collins Jan 24 2022 8:29 PM

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Emma Culp Jan 24 2022 6:48 PM

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