Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at St. Paul M.B. Church in Cleveland with Pastor Clarence Green officiating. Burial will follow in Westlawn Memorial Gardens, under the direction of W.S. Brandon Mortuary in Cleveland.
Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2014, at the funeral home followed by family hour from 4-6 p.m. There will be a visitation from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.
Survivors include children, Kenisha Sparks of Olive Branch, Stephanie Davis of Memphis, Darrell Kelly Mays of Texarkana, Texas, Rico Self and Vito Self, both of Ruleville, and Darrielle Mays of Cleveland; brothers, Glenn Mays of Los Angeles, Calif., Cary Sparks of Cleveland, James Montgomery of Memphis and Dennis Montgomery of Clarksdale; sisters, Belinda Smith of Wilmington, Dela., Mary Jo Henderson and Denise Cage, both of Memphis, and Marilyn Montgomery of Atlanta, Ga.; godsister Clemie Burks of Cleveland; five grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.