Rachel Ann Lay

Rachel Ann Lay, 76, of Haleyville, entered into rest on Thursday, July 11, 2019 in Florence.

Rachel was born on April 25, 1943 in Haleyville. Rachel was a member of the Assembly of God Church. She enjoyed fishing, crafts, the beach and especially spending time with family. Her granddaughter, Gracelyn, called her me-me.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 14, 2019 from 1 – 3 PM at Nichols Funeral Home in Haleyville, where her funeral will be held on Sunday at 3 PM. Brother Ricky White will officiate. Burial will be at Winston Memorial Cemetery in Haleyville.

She is survived by her son, Ray Lay and his wife Janet; daughter, Tina Cavender; brothers, Doug Glaze, Tim Glaze, Terry Glaze, Lee Glaze and Gary (Vickie) Aaron; sisters, Vella Rogoscki and Beth Gray and sisters-in-law, Linda Glaze and Loretta Glaze. She was Maw Maw to 6 grandchildren, Toni Moore, Daisy (Toby) Clark, Ray (Nikki) Lay, Anjaleah (Jordan) Hubbert and Treasure (Shawn) Mayfield and 17 great-grandchildren, Kurt, Jayden, Kameron, Dawson, Tyler, Ivy, Bryant, Jaxxon, Chloe, Peighton, Riley, Jack, Oliver, Sean, Gracelyn, Makayla and Alex.  She is also survived by nieces and nephews, James Jividen, Trena Glaze, Deana Bills, Chance Williams, Lake Glaze and Anna Aaron.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmos Lay; parents, Dan and Christine Aaron; father, Garvin Glaze; brother, Raymond Glaze; granddaughter, Misty Kois and nephew, Dougie Glaze.


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