Betty May

May. 13, 2013 @ 11:06 PM

Betty May, age 80, of Sevierville, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013.

She married her husband of 61 years, Arvine May, in 1951 and the two worked hand in hand in family businesses – including 13 years with May's Grocery in Oliver Springs, TN and 23 years at the Smoky Cub Motor Court (later May's Inn) in Sevierville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arvine "Dooley" May, parents, Hugh and Georgia Hurst, three brothers and one sister.

She is survived by her daughter Anita Maples and son-in-law Frank D. Maples, granddaughters Amy Maples and Amanda Maples Marr, grandson-in-law Shane Marr and great-grandson Max Marr, sisters, Wina Jean Morrow, Joan Sosebee, Anna Self, and brother, Bobby Charles Hurst.

Family and friends will meet 10 AM Thursday at Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens for graveside service and interment. The family will receive friends 6-8 PM Wednesday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.