Karen's Story

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Karen Jane May, 74, of Sullivan, went to meet the Lord, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. She was born April 8, 1943, to Buel and Helen Piety.
Karen graduated from the last class of Pimento High School in 1961. She married Keith May, whom she knew since age 3, on Feb. 9, 1962. Karen was baptized at age 16 at Farmersburg Church of Christ. She has been a lifelong member of the Church of Christ.
Her love of Gospel Music led her to the church choir, to marry a member of the Melody Boys Quartet and together with her husband and children to perform as the May Family Singers.
Karen is survived by her brother, Dennis (Sharon) Piety; her husband of 55 years, Keith May; her children, Karla May, Angela May Bailey, Darin (Jennifer) May and Marsha (Jim) Slopsema; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, from 4 until 8 p.m. at Westside Church of Christ, Highway 41, Sullivan. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, at the church. Holmes Memorial Chapel was entrusted with arrangements. Interment to follow service at Westlawn Cemetery in Farmersburg.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be given to Camp Wabashi, 3525 E. Harlan Drive, Terre Haute, IN 47802 or Child Place, Inc., 2420 E. 10th Street, Jeffersonville, IN 47130. Envelopes will be available at the church.
Published on October 25, 2017
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