Lonie Estelle Lay


Lonie Estelle Lay, 92, of Lockhart, went to her Heavenly Father on Monday, May 3, 2010, surrounded by her family. She was born in Seguin, Texas, on July 22, 1917. Lonie married her true love, Johnny Daniel “J.D.” Lay, on Dec. 17, 1938.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.D., on July 24, 1996.

Lonie is survived by her four children: Warren Leon Lay,

of McMahan, Johnnie R. Lay, of Lockhart, Gloria Eddleton, of Lockhart, and Barbara Miles of Lockhart. She is also survived by her nine grandchildren: John Eddleton, Donna Buehring and husband, Kelly, Amy Seitz and husband, Ricky, Kimberly Miles, Kasi Miles and partner, Emilio, Chad Miles, Warren Lay and wife, Kim, Leonard Lay and wife, Laurie, and Susie Lay; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Lonie was a member of various women’s community groups throughout most of her life. She enjoyed the happy times spent with her friends. She was also a firm believer of contributing to the causes close to her heart.

Lonie spent her life devoted to her family. She built a loving home with her husband, raised and supported her children, and spoiled her grandchildren. She will be loved and missed by them all.

The family wishes to thank three extraordinary women for their care, love and devotion to Lonie: Lillie Pearson, Mary Handley and Ernestine Bahena.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2010, from 6 – 8 p.m. at McCurdy Funeral Home. Services are scheduled on Friday, May 7, 2010, at 2 p.m. at McCur4dy Funeral Home, with interment following at the Lockhart Municipal Cemetery.

Arrangements under the direction of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan, Lockhart, Texas, 78644. (512) 398-4791.


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