Jessie (Jay) Gray Carney, 97, of San Saba, passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Visitation was held on Friday, January 6, 2017 at Heritage Funeral Home from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. Funeral Services were held Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Heritage Funeral Home San Saba at 2:00 p.m. with interment at Spring Creek Cemetery.
Jay was born on May 1, 1919 to William Waddy and Ernie (Lemons) Edmondson in San Saba, Texas. She married Charles Howard Carney on July 18, 1940. Together they had three children. They lived in Lovington, New Mexico and later moved back to San Saba. Jay was an avid golfer, winning the Golf Club Championship in New Mexico two times and also volunteered at the hospital. She loved to cook and more importantly she loved to give it away. She loved her family greatly. Jay was a member of the First Baptist Church.