Jeriel May

Jeriel Dean Staton May, 86, of Pine Bluff died Sunday, November 10, 2013. Born December 19, 1926, she was a daughter of the late John and Effie Staton.

Mrs. May was a homemaker and a Baptist. She enjoyed working in her yard when not tending to her grandchildren, who she loved dearly. She was retired from Tyson Foods in 1994 after twenty plus years of service.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Buck May, and three siblings, Carol Staton, Johnny Staton, and Joyce Stokes.

Mrs. May is survived by her sons, Ronnie Cox (Gloria), and Richard Godbold (Judy); siblings, Stanley Staton, James Staton, Frank Staton, and Marie Simmons; six grandchildren, Jennifer Allen, Jan Godbold, Jill Godbold, Ronald Foster, Lisa Barron, and Tracy Brashears; seven great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

Graveside services will be Tuesday, 12 p.m. at Union Cemetery by Fuller Hale-South. Funeral services with Brother James Watson officiating.