Gail Conner Mays, 71, of Lynchburg, passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Bedford Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late Eugene Wayne Mays, Sr. for 38 years.
Born February 26, 1949 in Lynchburg, VA, she was the daughter of the late Walter Samuel and Lucille Sheperla Conner. She was retired from Lynchburg City Schools and was a small business owner. She was of the Methodist faith. Gail loved to read, paint and watch her grandchildren play sports.
She is survived by one son, Eugene Wayne “Gene” Mays, Jr and his wife, Meghan, of Goode, VA and one daughter, Jennifer M. Mitchell and her husband, Kevin, of Forest, VA; one brother, Walter N. Conner of Spout Spring, VA; four grandchildren, Alexis Mays, Collin Mays, Landon Mitchell and Parker Mitchell.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Fort Hill Memorial Park with Rev. Kathy Nichols officiating. There will an open viewing on Friday for the public from 3-7 PM at the Diuguid Funeral Service-Wiggington Road Chapel.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 3 International Dr. Suite 200, Rye Brook, New York, NY 10573.
Diuguid Funeral Service, Wiggington Road Chapel, 385-8900, is serving the family.
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