Willard Clyde Gay


Visitation Details

Service Details
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM 8:00 PM
Tuesday February 11, 2014
Tuesday February 11, 2014
  South Chapel, Bordwine Funeral Home
1:00 p.m., Wednesday February 12, 2014 McMinn Memory Gardens  













Willard Clyde Gay, 78, of Englewood, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2014 surrounded by his family, at U.T. Medical Center, Knoxville, TN.


He was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and retired from Mayfield’s after 47years.He was a son of the late Floyd and Annis Gay, and was preceded in death by his parents, listed above; infant brother, Georgie Gay; brother and sister-in-law, Cecil and Thelma Gay; brother, Paul Gay; sister, Ruby Torbett; sisters and brothers-in-law, Lilly Mae Gay Aldridge and Junior Aldridge, Lena and Jack Watson, and Nannie and Curtis Manery; sister-in-law Ruth Gay. Survivors include wife of 37 years, Bell Marie Gay of Englewood; brothers and sisters-in-law, J. L. Gay of Etowah, Kenneth and Faye Gay and Roy and Ann Gay all of Englewood; sister-in-law, Josie Gay of Englewood; special niece, Paula Land; special nephew, J.J. Land; and several very special nieces and nephews.


Funeral service will be held at 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 11, 2014 in the South Chapel of Bordwine Funeral Home with Pastor Kevin Cummins officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., prior to the service. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 12 noon, Wednesday, February 12th and proceed to McMinn Memory Gardens for the 1:00 p.m., committal service. Nephews will serve as pallbearers.

 * Due to inclement weather the burial has been postponed until Friday, February 14, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at McMinn Memory Gardens.



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  1. Missy Wick,Kay Ledford February 15, 2014

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and you’re family.

  2. Don and Essie Wade February 11, 2014

    We will have you in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Jimmy Jackson February 10, 2014

    Praying that God’s amazing grace will comfort the family at this time and the days ahead.
    If there’s anything I can do, please do not hesitate to ask.

    Prayers and Love,

  4. David Mayfield February 9, 2014

    So sorry to read of the death of Clyde. I always will remember his humor and fun spirit.



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