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Aleatha N. May 84, of Grove, Okla. Died 6:15 a.m. January 22, 2012 at St. Johnís Hospital in Tulsa, Okla. following a short illness.
Aleatha was born October 14, 1927 in Pierce, Neb. the daughter of Clyde A. and Myrtle M. (Watson) Otto. She graduated from Cherokee High School and later went to Accounting School in Kansas City, Mo.
On July 21, 1950 Aleatha married Melton O. May in Kansas City, Mo.; he survives at the home. Aleatha worked in Accounting for Total Office Supply in Kansas City, Mo. until her retirement in 1989. She also was a member of the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Grove, Okla.
She was preceded in death by her daughter Marsha Diana May; brothers Wayne L. Otto and Conard G. Otto; her parents and a grandson Scott J. MacMillan.
Survivors include her husband, children Denise L. MacMillan and husband Mike of Raymore, Mo., Jeanene L. Fast of Belton, Mo. and Melton John May and wife Tracy of Greenwood, Mo.; siblings Carl A. Otto, Walter J. Otto and William J. Otto; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday January 28, 2012 at the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home with Fr. Chrysostom Au Maung officiating. Burial will take place at a private date in Mt.Olivet Cemetery in Kansas City, Mo. In lieu of flowers the family ask expressions of sympathy be in the form of memorials to the Hillcrest Hospitality House of Tulsa, Okla. and/or Freedom Service Dogs. Friends may drop off or mail memorials to Bath Naylor Funeral Home 104 W. Main St. Weir, KS 66781. E-mail condolences may be left at www.bathnaylor.com. Arrangements are by Bath-Naylor Funeral Home of Weir, KS.