Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, June 10, 2022, at Staley Memorial Gardens, corner of Mayo Street and Southerfield Road, Americus, Georgia.
Graveside services, including burials, 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.
Maellen Edge Maye was born February 4 , 1950, to the late J.D. Hayes and the late Mattie Pearl Edge. She was educated in the public school system of Sumter County whereas she graduated in 1968 from Sumter County High School. She was also a graduate of South Georgia Technical College in 2009 with a certificate in Culinary Arts.
Maellen retired from Davison Textron. She joined the St. Paul A.M.E. Church of Andersonville, Georgia. She sang in choir and taught Sunday school for thirty years. She was preceded in death by one sister Brenda Joyce.
She leaves to cherish her memories her husband Robert Lee Maye; two children, Emerson Scott Lusane (Brenda), Columbus, Georgia, and Antonio Leon Lusane (Nicole), Americus, Georgia; grandchildren, Antonio Moore, Austin Lusane, Caidin Lusane, and Madison Ja’nae Lusane; siblings, Minnie Banks (James), Springfield, Massachusetts, Ronnie Edge (Ida), Hamtramck, Michigan, Linda Pearl Jenkins, San Diego, California, Annie Ruth Edge Battle (Willie) Springfield, Massachusetts, Steve Hayes, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, Bobbie Jean Hayes, Albany, Georgia, Eddie Edge (Amy), Albany, Georgia, Addie Ree Poole (James), Hopewell , Virginia, Shirley Ann Edge, Americus, Ga , Veola Edge, Lorton, Virginia; Aunts/uncles, Dallas Edge, Amos Edge (Mattie), Harvey Edge, Dorsey Edge (Daisy) Ella Payne; A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, extraordinary godchildren, and friends.