Reed Funeral Home
Thelma “Tootsie” Bays, 85, of Ky. 2, Greenup, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, in Oakmont Manor in Flatwoods.
Mrs. Bays was born June 28, 1927, in Greenup, a daughter of the late Adam and Ella England Helton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee “Pud” Bays; three brothers, Curtis Helton, Elmer Helton and Estel Helton; two sisters, Eunice Baldridge and Bessie Bear; and two grandchildren, Sabrina (Eddie) Bays Caudill and Phillip Nichols Bays.
She is survived by two sons, Russell “Rusty” Bays of Ashland and Clemont “Buddy” (Karleen) Bays of Greenup; two brothers, Clifford Helton of Delaware, Ohio, and Burl Helton of Florence; a sister, Virgie Damron of Worthington; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup by Brother Danny Brown. Burial will be in McGuire Cemetery in Greenup.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today and an hour before services Thursday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to reedfuneralhome.us.