Graveside service was held 11 a.m., Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Round Grove Cemetery. Open visitation was from 10 to 4 p.m., Friday, May 22, 2020 at Heavenly Gates.
VIOLA GAY, 94 peacefully departed from this physical life to eternity on May 18, 2020 with her family by her side at Natchitoches Regional Medical Center.
Her journey began on June 9, 1925 in Hall Summit, LA to Vince and Clara Taylor.
She was a loving and devoted mother and wife. Viola was a woman of wisdom and all who knew her, loved her. She imparted an abundance of love in her family, church and the community. She had a strong faith background and loved the things of God. The life she led has spoken in volumes.
Viola is preceded in death by her parents Vince and Clara Taylor, her husband Sydney Davis Gay, Son Nathaniel Gay, daughter-in Law Eva May Gay, siblings Bernice Sweeney, Alberta Taylor, Mary Lawhorn, and granddaughter Latasha Gray Lewis.
She is survived by children Dolly Calhoun (Kenneth Lee Calhoun) of Coushatta, LA, Clarence Gay, Shreveport, LA, Johnny Davis Gay (Shelia Gay) Clarksville, TN, Leroy Gay (Jean Gay), Clyde Gay Sr. (Annette Gay) Coushatta, LA, and daughter-in-law Ann Gay of Peoke, Fl, a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins who love and hold on to her memories.