Lois Marie (White) Mays

Monday, March 23, 2015

Lois Marie (White) Mays, 88, of Marshall, died Sunday, March 15, 2015, at Mar-Saline Manor.

Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Bittiker Funeral Home. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Carrollton. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to Family's Choice in memory of Lois. They may be left at or mailed to Bittiker Funeral Home, P.O. Box 223, Carrollton, MO 64633. Condolences may be sent to the family via Bittiker Funeral Home, LLC website at www.bittikerfuneralhomes.com and clicking on the obituaries link.

Born June 15, 1926, in Carrollton, she was the daughter of the late Leroy and Clara (Reed) White. She spent her childhood years in Carrollton, but graduated from high school in Detroit, Mich. She moved back to Carrollton and worked as a housekeeper for people and businesses throughout her community. She was a member of the Virginia Street Baptist Church in Carrollton.

She is survived by one son, Michael Copeland of Jefferson City; two daughters, Merca Johnson of Marshall and Serrena Truitt of Kansas City; four grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Leroy White Jr., Earl White, PK White and James White; one granddaughter; and two grandsons.