JEFFERSON - Erma Jean Lay died Monday, September 10, 2012.
A lifelong resident of Jefferson, she was the daughter of the late John and Evelyn Burns Lay. She was a member of the Paradise AME Church. She attended school in the public system of Jackson County.
Survivors include sisters, Wilma Studivant, Myra Lester and Loretta Lay; and brothers, Claude Lay and James Leigh.
Funeral services will be held Friday, September 14, at 2 p.m. from the Paradise AME Church with Pastor Cassandra Hill officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Forestglen Mortuary, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.