Barbara Jean May, age 72, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at the home of her niece following a lengthy illness. She was born April 12, 1940, to David and Ruth Jump Kramer. Barbara was a graduate of Fort Scott High School. She was retired as a nurse aide from local nursing homes.
Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Hall and six grandchildren, Amanda Hall, Willis Hall, Barbara Ann Hall, Hanah May Sara May and Tim May. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Michael May and an infant daughter, Amanda Ruth May.
Rev. Bill Smith will conduct graveside services at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. it's time to leave for the cemetery at Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to a Barbara May Memorial Fund and may be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.