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Helen Louise May

February 26, 1922 - August 1, 2017

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Helen Louise May
1922-2017

Helen was born February 26, 1922 in Flatwoods, Kentucky. She was the daughter of John Walter Conley and Neva Lee Salyers of Flatwoods, KY. She was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother. She met and married Burnie O'Dell May in 1942 wen he was home on a furlough from the US Army during WWII, after knowing him for only three days. In 1956 they moved their family to the San Fernando Valley and settled in North Hollywood. In the 1980's they moved to Lancaster and became 31...

Helen Louise May
1922-2017

Helen was born February 26, 1922 in Flatwoods, Kentucky. She was the daughter of John Walter Conley and Neva Lee Salyers of Flatwoods, KY. She was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother. She met and married Burnie O'Dell May in 1942 wen he was home on a furlough from the US Army during WWII, after knowing him for only three days. In 1956 they moved their family to the San Fernando Valley and settled in North Hollywood. In the 1980's they moved to Lancaster and became 31 year residents. Helen established a career in the electronics field and worked for various companies such as Bunker Ramo and Data Products etc. She retired in the early 1980's and devoted herself to her hobbies at the time and her family. She was preceded in death by her husband Burnie of 71 years. She is survived by two daughters: Sharon Thasen (Roger) of Grants Pass, OR., and Donna Johnston of Lancaster, CA. Three granddaughters: Helena Megugorac (Jason) of Lancaster, CA., Sherry Devos (Bill) of Vale, OR., and Roberta Johnston (Scott Houston) of Santa Clarita, CA. Five Great Grandchildren: Amanda Cole (Tim) of Milton, West Virginia, Sara Erstrom (Kyle) of Vale, OR., Mitchell Megugorac, of Lancaster, CA., Will DeVos, of Vale, OR., Garret DeVos of Vale, OR. Four Great Great Grandsons: Kayden Erstrom (5) and Jaxson Erstrom (2) of Vale, OR., and Twin boys Tanner and Landon Cole (2) of Milton, West Virginia.