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Lorraine Sullenger Bay

August 7, 1925 - June 4, 2018

Cemetery Woodlawn Cemetery

Visitation: Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at the Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main St., De Soto, MO.
Service: Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 2:00pm from the St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 1004 Rock Road, De Soto, MO 63020

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Ellen Lorraine Bay was born in Tulsa,OK on August 7, 1925 a daughter to Darrell “Buck” and Clara (nee Robertson) Sullenger. She died at Mercy Hospital-Jefferson on June 4, 2018 at the age of 92. After graduating from High School in Tulsa Lorraine went to business school to study bookkeeping. On Nov. 29, 1946 she married Harold W. “Bill” Bay and moved to De Soto. Bill and Lorraine were married for 69 years before Bill’s passing on February 4, 2016. She is survived by three children: Bert (Peggy) Bay, Festus, Kay (Glen Coburn) Bay, Dallas,TX and Carol (Tom) Hatton, Dallas, TX; four grandchildren: Bryson Bay, Lauren Bay, Claire Coburn, and Ty (Stacey) Hatton; two great-grandchildren: Trip and Sydney; a brother: Darrell (the late Sandra) Sullenger, Tulsa, OK and a sister-in-law: Halene (the late Marlowe) White, Leavenworth, KS. With her parents and husband she is also preceded in death by two brothers-in-law: Mel Bay and his wife May and Harlan Bay and his wife Dorothy. The Bay family would also like to acknowledge Donna Whitener, Lori Wisner, and Kerra Dreher who helped care for Bill and Lorraine. Lorraine was a long time and very active member of St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, as well as P.E.O Chapter IX. After her husband Bill retired he and Lorraine traveled extensively visiting 49 states as well as traveling throughout Europe. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 1004 Rock Road, De Soto, MO 63020