Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday morning, October 24, 2020 at the Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church Cemetery, Oliver Street, Buena Vista, Georgia. The Reverend Kenny Gouch, pastor of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, will officiate.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates at all services at this time. We are limiting graveside seating to no more than 10 with masks being strongly encouraged. Other masked attendees are welcomed but will be expected to practice social distancing.
Graveside services are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Daniel was born June 14, 1988 in Americus, Sumter County, Georgia to Daniel Durand Gay and Vanessa Jackson Battle. He was educated in the public school system of Marion County whereas he was a 2006 graduate of Tri-County High School. He acquired his Christian training by attending Hall Chapel CME Church.
During his early life he was employed with several different companies. His last employment was with Alatrade of Phenix City, Alabama.
He leaves a legacy of love and many fond memories to his beloved parents, Vanessa Jackson Battle (step father, Tony), and Daniel Durand Gay (stepmother, Neina) all of Buena Vista, Georgia; six children, Kentavious Gay, Alyicia Gay, Kace Glass, Chistian Swanson, Caleb Swanson all of Buena Vista, Georgia and Jordan Wright, Columbus, Georgia; two amazing stepdaughters, A’Nessia Gay and Aalyria Hawkins; paternal grandmother, Phosia Dixon, Buena Vista, Georgia; paternal great grandmother, Katherine Jackson, Buena Vista, Georgia; paternal step grandparents, James and Pearlie Josey, Buena Vista, Georgia; a special and devoted girlfriend, Dinesha Gay, Buena Vista, Georgia; three siblings, Kenisha Gay, Dominque King, and LaVivian Gay; aunts and uncles, Leon Dixon (Rhonda), Byron, Georgia, Tony Williams, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Wesley Scott, Mary Boze, Katherine Scott, Billy Clayton (Darlene) all of Buena Vista, Georgia and Geraldine Clayton, California; and a host of great aunts, great uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.