May Lavonne Meyer

May Lavonne Senefeld Meyer, 100, formerly of Franklin County, died on Sunday, September 5, 2021, at her daughter’s residence in Westmoreland, Tennessee.

May was born in Cedar Grove on May 13, 1921, the fourth child of Edward J. and Mary E. Redelman Senefeld. She attended Whitewater Township School in Franklin County. On May 4, 1940, May was united in marriage to Arnold R. Meyer in the Methodist Parsonage. He preceded her in death on May 29, 2001.  They spent their life together farming and raising their family. On March 18, 1999, she was baptized at the Oak Forest Church of Christ. May enjoyed reading, gardening, quilting, bird watching, and spending time with her family. May lived in Franklin County for eighty-four years before moving to Westmoreland, Tennessee with her daughter Marjorie in November 2005.

May is survived by five daughters: Lola (George R.) James, Judith Neeley, Marjorie Gabbard, Beth (Timothy) Cook, and Anita (Robert) Thompson; three sons: Joseph (Brenda) Meyer, Gary  Meyer, and Wayne (Rebecca) Meyer; eleven  grandchildren, Karen (Mark) Good, Sandra Davis, George B. James, Perry (Kelly) Gabbard, Robert Neeley, Don Meyer, Dustin Meyer, Thomas (Christine) Meyer and Andrew Meyer (Grace Salzman), Nikki (Lee) Grant, and Chris Schuler; six great-grandchildren: Kyle (Jamie) Good, Blake Davis, Brittany Bell,  Chelsea (Sean) Muha, Ricardo Alvarez, Katelyn and Joseph Meyer, Taylor, Delilah and Gibson Gabbard, Benjamin, Lucy, and Moses Meyer; and one on the way. Great-great- grandchildren: Jaden, Jordan, Kora Good, and Jaxon Davis. Several nieces and nephews.

May was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Arnold of sixty-one years, three brothers: Vernon, Lowell and Raymond Senefeld; and three sisters: Ruth Gesell, Hazel Hicks, and Evelyn Beesley; son-in-law Guy Neeley; daughter-in-law Donna Meyer; nephew; Dudley Senefeld; two great-nephews: Jesse and Tommy Bailey.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m.  on Monday, September 13, 2021 at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home ~ 929 Main Street Brookville ~ with Pastor Jim Webster officiating. Interment will follow in Big Cedar Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Sunday, September 12, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:0 

For more information, send condolences or sign the on line guest book go to, The Staff of Cook Rosenberger is honored to serve May Meyer’s Family.

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