Mary Faye Gayden, 76, died Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven.
Gayden, a member of Faith Chapel in Senatobia, was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who was preceded in death by her husband, the late Claude (Bud) Gayden.
She is survived by five daughters, Bobbie Floyd of Strayhorn, MS; Brenda Howe of Hernando, MS; Barbara Brownlee of Batesville, MS; Robbie Parrish of Sardis, MS; Patricia Freeman of Hernando, MS; one son, Richard Gayden of Sardis, MS; three sisters, Fran Ray Hardin of Southaven, MS; Sara Ray Baker of Benton, KY; and Betty Ray Croft of Grand Valley, TN; one brother, Archie Ray, Jr. of Marion, AR; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 24, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Ray-Nowell Funeral Home-Senatobia Chapel. Burial followed in Oakwood Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Southern Care Hospice, 465 Hwy. 6 E, Batesville, MS 38606.