Lois Brazile May, 85, of Texarkana, Texas, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, in a local hospice.
Mrs. May was born Aug. 1, 1931 in Garland, Ark. She was fo rme r ly employed with Nash Grocery Store, Nash, Texas, a homemaker, and a member of Buchanan First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Clarence Brazile and Merrell May; one son, Buddy Brazile; and one granddaughter, Tammy Boydston.
Survivors include one son, the Rev. Donald Brazile; seven daughters, Tommie Griffith, Brenda Boydston, Kathy Welsh, Barbara Stovall, Judy Foster, Linda Chambers and Pam Bailes; two sisters, Lillie Wilson and Sarah Poston; 23 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.
Private graveside services will be in Chapelwood Memorial Gardens with David Brockus and Ray Williams officiating. Burial is under direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home.
Visitation will be 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Texarkana Care Center Chapel Pew Fund, 2407 Galleria Oaks Dr., Texarkana, TX 75503, or Buchanan First Baptist Church, 3635 Buchanan Loop Rd., Texarkana, TX 75501.
Online registration is at chapelwoodfuneralhome.com.