Kathleen Berry Gay, age 83, of Rocky Mount, passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2018. Born in Hyde County, NC on May 23, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Jimmy Berry and Katie Berry. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Kathryn Sue Gay; sisters, Thelma Alexander, Ethel Hill and Betty Thompson; brother, J.B. Berry; brother-in-law, Marvin Gay; sister-in-law, Mary Brown.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Willie Rudolph Gay, Sr.; her sons W.R. Gay, Jr. and his wife Janet of Richmond, VA, Stephen Gay and his wife Kathleen of Statesville; brothers, Wayne Berry and his wife, Jill of Southport, NC and Henry Berry and his wife, Pat of Kinston, NC; four grandchildren; sister-in-laws, Evelyn Glover, Emma Lou Pippen and Peggy Brown; numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Monday, February 5, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Pastor Charles Taylor officiating. Burial will follow the service at Rocky Mount Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Kathleen's name to Englewood Baptist Primetimers Group, 1350 S. Winstead Ave., Rocky Mount.
Arrangements by Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Rocky Mount.