Mary Kennett Harmon Gay

Mary Kennett Harmon Gay

September 3, 1943 – January 13, 2022

KNIGHTDALE – Mary “K” Kennett Harmon Gay, 78, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday. She was born in Greenville County, SC, to the late Kennett Sparks & Mary Louise Huff Harmon. She was a loving nurse who helped many, many people over the years.

She is survived by her husband, Leonard Sherrill Gay of the home, children, Jacki Bullock (Dennis), Brian Gay (Beth), and grandson, Trenton Gay.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to either the American Lung Association or a charity of choice.

Funeral service 3 pm, Saturday, Bethlehem Baptist Church, 8400 Poole Rd., Knightdale, NC, 27545 with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

The family wishes to give a special and sincere thanks to the staff of BellaRose in Garner for their exceptional care and love.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC, 27591.


  • Bob & Debbie Midgette Posted January 15, 2022 6:35 am

    Sherrill, Jacki, Brian: We are saddened to hear this news about K. Our hearts, thoughts & prayers are with you all. We love you & hope to see you soon. We will not be able to come today for funeral due to illness but we will be there with you in Spirit. May God Bless Each of You with His strength & peace. Love to you all, Bob & Debbie Midgette

    • JACKI BULLOCK Posted January 17, 2022 12:17 am

      Thank you so much Debbie. Prayers that y’all feel better. Love to you both.

  • Hopkins Posted January 15, 2022 6:33 pm

    So sorry about Kay. We just saw on Church and website. May God bless you all.

    • JACKI BULLOCK Posted January 17, 2022 3:56 pm

      Thank you. Just curious, which “Hopkins”? :)

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