JEFFERSON - Elaine Gay, 73, passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.
She was born in Baltimore, Md., the daughter of the late Leo Fredrick and Georgia McFarland Appel. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Pentecostal Church of Athens.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Ronald Gay, Sr., Jefferson; son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. Charles A. Gay, Jr. and Brenda, Jefferson; sisters, Ina Rae Poling, Carolyn Meagher, and Patty Maddy; brothers, Leo Appel and Johnny Appel, all of Cumberland, Md.; grandchildren, Christopher Gay and Brittany Dorman; great-grandchildren, Joseph Gay, Kaven Howard, and Israel Howard.
Funeral services will be held 6 p.m. Monday, November 11, from the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Cole officiating. No public visitation is planned. Burial will take place on 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 12, at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton.
Memorials may be made to AFLAC Children's Cancer and Blood Center, 1577 Northeast Expressway, Suite A, Atlanta, GA 30329.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com