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Ada May

Ada Alice [Thomas] Brewer May was born in Brookfield, MO on January 14, 1926, the daughter of Arthur R. Thomas, Sr. and Opal Lydia (Elmore) Thomas. Ada lived most of her life in the St Louis MO area. Ada is survived by her cousin Joann Taylor of Camdenton, MO, sister-in-law Maxine Thomas of Huntington Woods, MI; 4 Nieces and their spouses Linda (JW) Ballinger; Sue (Gerald) Gillispie, both of Moberly MO; Cindy (Michelle) Thomas-Hagerman; Bloomfield Hills, MI; Sherry (Mike) Thomas-Boyd of Battle Creek MI, and her Nephew and his spouse Randy (Fred) Thomas-Tovich of Ferndale, MI; her step daughter and son-in-law Mindy (Chuck) Shields of AZ, and step son-in-law John Seyfarth of MI, her 5 step grandchildren, Olivia Seyfarth and Rachel Seyfarth of MI; Katlin Curry, Laurel Shields, Chuck Shields of AZ, as well as 10 Great Nieces and Nephews, Amanda Mullen, Amelie Ballinger, Josh Ballinger, Cory Gillispie, Jeremy Gillispie, Tommy Gillispie, Matthew Boyd, James Boyd, Aurora Thomas-Hagerman and Quinn Thomas-Hagerman, and 12 Great Great Nieces and Nephews, all who loved and adored her. She is precedent in death by her Husbands Thomas Brewer and Richard May, her Brothers Elmore (Moe) Thomas, Robert Thomas and Arthur R. Thomas Jr; sister-in-law Frances Thomas, two Step-daughters Christie May and Stephanie Seyfarth, two great nephews John W. Ballinger IV and Zander Gillispie and her canine life companions, Candice, Suzzette, and Chaddy. Ada was a life long member of the Methodist Church and was a member of Green Trails Methodist Church, Chesterfield, MO for several years. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority for over 71 years and participated in many small church groups. She was employed for many years in the Insurance and medical Industries. Ada was surrounded by lifelong and new friends and enjoyed living these last years at Friendship Village in Chesterfield, MO The visitation will take place beginning at 10:00 AM on Tuesday Sept. 1, 2020 at Million-Taylor Funeral Home in Mobery, MO with the service to follow at 11:00 AM. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to: Missouri Humane Society, 1201 Macklind Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110 or the Randolph County Historical Society, 223 N. Clark St. Moberly, MO 65270. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Ada May please visit our Sympathy Store.

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Always loved being with Ada. She was delightful. I enjoyed many family holidays with her. Mary Ann Seyfarth (Co-grandma of the Seyfarth girls)

Mary Ann Seyfarth Sep 4 2020 12:00 AM

I lived in Baxter Lakes for 25 years and was one of Ada's neighbors. In June of 2000 she lost her husband Dick and I lost my husband Don. Ada was such a sweet lady and so much fun to be around. She was always ready to have a good time! Ada will be missed by all who knew and loved her Betty Allyn

B Allyn Sep 3 2020 12:00 AM

We first met Aida about nine years ago when we move next-door. She was a remarkable woman and we could not have had a better neighbor. She will be in our thoughts and prayers always. Tom and Kella Hunter Chesterfield Mo

r hunter Sep 1 2020 12:00 AM

Ada was such a wonderful mother in law to me. I could not have asked for a better one. I loved her kindness and positive attitude. I really enjoyed spending time with her. Especially holidays. We also had some amazing vacations together. She was also a wonderful grandma to my children. They loved her very much. We will all miss her greatly.

John Seyfarth Sep 1 2020 12:00 AM

Ada was such a beautiful woman inside and out. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all during this time of sadness. May your memories of Ada bring you comfort. Love, Connie & Daryl McCollum, Chris and Brian

Daryl K McCollum Aug 30 2020 12:00 AM

Sue Staggemeier purchased the Healing Tears - Blue and White for the family of Ada May.

Sue Staggemeier Aug 28 2020 12:00 AM