Carol F. Gay


     Carol F. Gay, 58, of Powhatan, lost her battle with cancer on Tuesday, October 30, 2007. She was born in Petersburg on July 20, 1949.

     She is survived by her devoted husband, David J. Gay; daughter, Melissa Nolan Barkley and her husband, John W. Barkley; three grandsons, Tyler Barkley, Kyle Barkley and Ryan Barkley; her mother, Mildred E. Farmer; stepchildren, Erika Gay, Martha Gay and James Gay; niece, Angie Earls; and great-niece Theresa Earls.

     Carol was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, neighbor and friend to all. Her work is done and she will suffer no more. She worked for 29 years for the federal government making D.S.C.R. her home for the last 20 plus years.

     A funeral service was held Friday November 2, at the Huguenot Chapel of Woody Funeral Home, 1020 Huguenot Road. The family received friends one hour prior to the service. Interment Powhatan Community Cemetery.

     Flowers are welcome, but donations are preferred to the Virginia Cancer Institute at Johnston-Willis Hospital.


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