SIKESTON - Danny Ross Mays, 48, formerly of East Prairie, died at 5:30 a.m. July 16, 2003, at his home.
Born Dec. 29, 1954, in Gideon, son of Myrtle Ganus Mays of Sikeston and the late Ruben Mays, he was a farmer and was of the Baptist belief.
On March 5, 2002, he married Tina Eichmann who survives of the home.
Survivors in addition to his wife and mother: one son, Danny Paul Mays of the home; three daughters, Mary Mays, Paula Mays and Harlea Mays of Sikeston; four brothers, Ruben Mays of Davis Junction, Ill., Bill Mays and Reed Mays of Sikeston and James Mays of Rockford, Ill.; and five sisters, Marilyn Johnson of Rockford, Glenda O'Dell and Shirley Henry of Mayfield, Ky., Carolyn S. Day of Sikeston and Janet Powell of Dexter.
Two brothers, Paul Mays and James Allen Mays, preceded him in death.
Visitation begins at 5 p.m. Friday at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, where services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Jerry Adams will officiate.
Burial will follow in East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Lyle Day, Jimmy Mays, DeWayne O'Dell, Jaret Farmer, James Day, Jason Mays, Kerry Mays, Ruben Mays III, Paul Mays and Daniel Henry.