August 31, 1946 - August 4, 2020
Patricia “Pat” G. Mays of Alexandria, Virginia passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 following a courageous and hard-fought battle with cancer. Pat was born on August 31, 1946 in Staunton, Virginia. Following her birth, she became a life-long resident of Alexandria, Virginia. Pat was the beloved wife for 55 years to Wayne, devoted mother to Tammie Betts and Jennifer Mays and proud and loving grandmother to Aaron and Ryan Betts. Pat was preceded in death by her parents Robert and Leona Golladay and son-in-law William “Woody” Betts. In 1991 Pat retired from C&P Telephone Company after 30 dedicated years of service. After deciding retirement was not for her, she went back to work as a government contractor for the next 24 years until her death. Pat loved her family, especially her grandsons, they were the light of her life. She enjoyed family vacations, especially to the Outer Banks. Pat enjoyed a good book and liked to cross-stitch. She enjoyed spending time with friends while playing bingo and volunteering at the VFW and was a supporter and volunteer for Special Olympics. Pat was a life-long fan of the Washington Redskins and adored #44, John “Riggo” Riggins. Pat was a member of Mount Calvary Community Church in Alexandria, Virginia. She loved her “little white church by the side of the road” and considered the congregation to be family. Pat was a very loving and generous person and will be missed by many. In lieu of flowers the family requests that you considering making a donation in Pat’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (stjude.org); Mount Calvary Community Church, 6731 Beulah Street, Alexandria, VA 22310 or any charity of your choice. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the restrictions for the visitation and funeral service are as follows. During the visitation hours there are a maximum of 25 people in the funeral home at one time, for the funeral service the chapel will be able to accommodate fifty people.
Patricia “Pat” G. Mays of Alexandria, Virginia passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 following a courageous and hard-fought battle with cancer. Pat was born on August 31, 1946 in Staunton, Virginia. Following... View Obituary & Service Information
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