GUTHRIE, Ok -- Gay Nell Ely Mead , age 53, of Guthrie, Oklahoma, passed away Sunday October 26, 2014, in Oklahoma City.
A vistation was held on Tuesday evening and funeral services were Wednesday, October 29 at the Trout Funeral Home Chapel in Ponca City. Cremation followed the funeral service.
Honorary casket bearers were: Calvin McBlair, Josh McBlair, Doakes Bible, and Bill Bible.
Gay was born on December 10, 1960 to Clayton Ely and Earlene Buffington Ely in Pawnee, Oklahoma. She attended Sequoyah High School in Tahlequah, graduating with the Class of 1979. She was married to Steve A. Mead on August 3, 1996 in Red Rock, Oklahoma. Gay enjoyed making stained glass pictures and fishing whenever she could.
Survivors include her husband, Steve Mead, of Guthrie; siblings: Deb Jefferson and husband Tim of Pawnee, Oklahoma; Lois Ely Davis (Seq.Cls.'77) and husband Glen of Durant, Oklahoma; Lewis Bernard Ely (Seq. Cls.'78) of Taft and Keith Ely of Red Rock; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends, and her beloved cats.
Preceding her in death were here parents, son, Dustin Lewis, sisters: Pamela Bible and Andrea Davis.