Kenneth “Kenny” Allen Mays
By Kim Swindell Wood | September 23, 2017 12:52 pm
Kenneth “Kenny” Allen Mays, 45, of Sparta, passed from this life, on Sept. 20, 2017, at his home, in Sparta.
Mr. Mays was born Nov. 26, 1971, in Crossville. He was the son of Lucille Brown Mays Lucas and the late Dallas Eldon Mays.
He was an electronics tech in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Mays also taught kindergarten through second grade, in Virginia. In addition, he helped with Mighty Mites at Alive in the Spirit Church, in Jamestown for five years.
Mr. Mays was preceded in death by his father; maternal grandparents, Cora and Egbert Brown; and paternal grandparents, Mary and Emmett Mays.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Lucille Mays Lucas and John C. Lucas, of Sparta; two brothers, Brian Mays, of San Francisco, California, Jason Mays, of Sparta; five aunts and their spouses, Freda and John Reagan, Faye and Wes Neil, Jo Ann Atkinson, Janice and David Atkinson, Pat and Irv Eddy; and two uncles, Harold Brown and William Mays.
Mr. Mays chose cremation. A celebration of life was held Sept. 23, 2017, at Springs Chapel United Methodist Church, in Banner Springs, Tennessee. An inurnment of his cremains will be held at a later date.
Arrangements were entrusted to Final Care Cremation Services, in Sparta.