Arvin A. Mays Jr.
age 86 of Pelham, AL. passed away on June 26, 2015. He was a lifelong member of Pleasant Grove First Baptist Church and a member of Amazing Grays Choir. He retired from US Steel after 36 years. He loved Alabama football and working in his garden. He was the best daddy in the world and his grandchildren loved him dearly. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 67 years, Johnnie Lou Mays. By his parents, 4- brothers and 3 sisters. Survivors include his son; Donald Mays (Paula). Daughters; Sandra Johnson (Gary) and Barbara Oswalt (Donald). Sisters: Marie Humbers. Brother; James Mays (Dot). GrandchildrenStephanie Gober (Lee), Kimberly Bryant, Alex Mays, Devin Mays, Haley Oswalt and Tyler Oswalt. Great grandchildren; Morgan Gober, Elisabeth Gober, Courtney Gober and Jake Bryant. Funeral service will be on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at Patterson-Forest Grove Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Forest Grove Memorial Gardens. Rev. Harris Cook officiating.
I extend my heartfelt sympathy to the Mays family. May those precious memories of your dear loved one Arvin be foremost in your hearts and minds along with this wonderful promise that Jesus made at John 5:28,29. Again, my sincere condolences.