Cynthia Ann May, 91, of Amarillo, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012.
A memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 in St. Luke Presbyterian Church in Amarillo with Jim Wallace officiating. Memorial services will be held at a later date in Milan, MO. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Mrs. May was born June 19, 1920, in Altamont, MO to William and Phoebe Thompson. She was a founding member and secretary of the Canadian River Regulators. Mrs. May had volunteered for many years at the Swisher County Museum and Archives in Tulia. She also served as secretary of the Oakwood Cemetery Association in Milan, MO. Mrs. May grew up working in her father’s drug store, W.O. Thompson Drug Store in Milan and during the late 1940s, Mrs. May was co-owner of May & Megrew Drug Store in Milan. Mrs. May was an elder in the Presbyterian Church and a member of St. Luke Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert J. May; a sister, Mary Catherine Megrew; and an infant son, David Griffin May.
Survivors include her son, James May of Amarillo, two nieces, Maggie Megrew of Amarillo and Mary Beth Megrew of Atlanta, GA and a nephew, Peter and Kim Megrew of Amarillo.
The family suggests memorials be made to St. Luke Presbyterian Church, 3001 Bell St. Amarillo, TX 79106; to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 50433, Amarillo, TX 79159; or to Odyssey Hospice, 6900 I-40 West, Suite 150, Amarilo, TX 79106.