Official Obituary of

Carol Sue Mays

December 4, 1943 ~ November 16, 2022 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Carol Mays Obituary

Carol Sue ‘Burton” Mays, 78 entered into rest on Wednesday November 16, 2022, in Charleston, WV.

Born on December 4, 1943 Montgomery, WV, she was the daughter of the late Owen C. and Gretis (Raines) Burton.

Carol is survived by her husband of 58 years, Fred Mays of Charlton Heights; son, Mark Mays of Dunbar, WV.; sister, Betty Crites of Atoka, Tennessee; grandchildren, Brandon and Brielle Mays; great grandchildren, Layden and Wyler.

Carol was a former flower shop owner. She was member of Falls View Presbyterian Church and volunteer at Cabin Creek Quilts and her favorite hobbies were quilting, tole painting and cake decorating.

Funeral service will be 1:00 pm Monday, November 21, 2022, at Pennington Smith Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge, WV, with Pastor Joan Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in the Restlawn Memory Gardens in Victor, WV. Visitation will be from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at the funeral home on Monday, November 21, 2022, for family and friends.

In Lieu of flowers, the family request donations may be made to

North Fayette Food Pantry, P.O. Box 161, Gauley Bridge, WV 25085.

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November 21, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Pennington Smith Funeral Home
331 Main Street
Gauley Bridge, WV 25085

Funeral Service
November 21, 2022

1:00 PM
Pennington Smith Funeral Home
331 Main Street
Gauley Bridge, WV 25085


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