Elliott Gay

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Graveside services for Elliott Gay, age 95, of Wadley will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at 11:00 AM at Wadley City Cemetery with Bro. Jack Womack and Bro. Truman Norred officiating and Quattlebaum Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00-7:00 PM on Monday, October 2, 2023.

Mr. Gay passed away Friday, September 29, 2023, at Traylor’s Nursing Center in Roanoke.

Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Billy Faye Gay of Wadley; one sister, Margaret Sweatt of Wadley; and one brother, John Robert Gay (Diane) of Augusta, GA.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Ray Kilgore, Robby Gay, John Russell Gay, Tony Sweatt, Michael Harris, Jimmy Harris, and Keith Norred.  Honorary pallbearers will be Elliott Cotney and Richard Cotney.

A Randolph County native, Mr. Gay was born on December 21, 1927, the son of Wiley Mitchell and Odessa Elliott Gay.  He was a member of the Wadley First Baptist Church and was a United States Navy World War II veteran.  Mr. Gay worked as a manager for Clegg Manufacturing.  He loved fishing and always carried a buckeye in his pocket for good luck.  Mr. Gay was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Catherine Kilgore; and one brother, Hubert Gay.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any donations be made to the Wadley City Cemetery Fund c/o Quattlebaum Funeral Home at 319 College Street, Roanoke, AL 36274.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.  



5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, October 2, 2023
Quattlebaum Funeral Home
319 College Street
Roanoke, Alabama, United States

Graveside Services

11:00 am
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Wadley City Cemetery
987 Highland Avenue
Wadley, Alabama, United States


Wadley City Cemetery
987 Highland Avenue
Wadley, Alabama, United States
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Elliott Gay

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Elliott Gay

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