May 1, 1967 - November 7, 2021
LAY, Ms. Crystal - Age 54, passed away Sunday, November 7, 2021 in St. Ignace, MI. Family hour 1:30 PM Tuesday, November 16, 2021 from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing at 2:00 PM. Interment Gracelawn Community, 5710 N. Saginaw St. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the funeral home 1:30 PM Tuesday. Ms. Lay will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home and may be viewed from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Monday. Crystal K. Lay was born May 1st 1967, in Jackson, MS. The beloved daughter of Willie Calvin Lay and Ella Lay-Fehrenbach. At a very young age, Crystal and family moved to Flint, MI, where she was raised. She attended Flint public schools and graduated from Flint Central High. She was baptized and accepted Christ Jesus as her Lord and Savior at the age of 18. She worked many years as a CNA taking care of the sick and elderly. She enjoyed watching her soap operas and listening to her old school music. Crystal loved her family and was very protective of her loved ones, especially her children. She always lent a listening ear without judgment and without criticism. Although she was very reserved, quiet and humble, she was a true warrior in spirit, a peacemaker. She was a sweetheart; she will be sadly missed. Crystal K. Lay leaves to Cherish her memory: daughter, Chasity Lay of Clarksville, TN and son DeMarcus Lay of St. Ignace, MI; 5 grandchildren, Jaymien Lay of Sault St. Marie, MI, Ah’Niya Louis, Antonio Louis, Adein Lay, and Aliyanna Charleston all of Clarksville, TN; mother, Ella Lay-Fehrenbach and step-father, Anthony Febrenbach of St. Ignace, MI; sister, Felicia Lay of Clarksville, TN; 4 brothers, Willie Lay and Kervin (Kietsa) Lay of Jackson, MS, Undre (ErNeisha) Lay of Snellville, GA and Rundre (Tina) Lay of Clarksville, TN; nieces, Rayonna Lay, Felicia Lay, Chachet Lay-Brown, all of Michigan, Tiondra Lay, Raekel Lay, Keara Dunson, Gabrielle Grigsby all of Tennessee and Kanasia Johnson of Georgia; nephews, Ondray Lay, AhQuan Lay, D’Andrew Duffie, Malik Kidd, Shakor Body, Jeronn Martinez, Keondrick Sweet, all of Michigan, Ahmire Lay and Brandon Veal, both of Georgia, Jamonte Sweet of Oregon, Monterrio Smith and JaMarriuss Smith, both of Indiana, Malik Benson and DeMario Owens, both of Mississippi; aunts, Ann Hopson of Tennessee, Hattie Body, Ora Lay, Ruthie Lay, Vernessia (Curtis) Harper, all of Mississippi, Vernnie Townsend and Sarah Townsend, both of Michigan; uncles, George (Lerithar) Body, CL (Maudine) Body and Pete Lay, all of Mississippi, Bobby Lay of Louisiana and Rickey Lay of Michigan. There is also a list of loved great-nieces/nephews and a host of other relatives and friends including her bonus big brother, Wesley Gray; sister-in-love, Andrea Dunson; forever sister, Heather Odom; favorite cousin, Rena Horton. Crystal K. Lay was preceded in death by her daughter, Athea Lay; brother, Dennis Body; father, Willie Calvin Lay; grandfather, OW Lay; grandmothers, Elizabeth Body and Virginia Bates-Lay; aunt, Estelle McNeal; uncles, Richard Lay and Lester Lay. The family would like to extend a gracious thanks to all the staff, her extended family, at Evergreen Living Center in St. Ignace, MI. Thanks for standing in the gap for our family when it became necessary. Thanks for taking great care of Crystal. Thanks thanks thanks!
LAY, Ms. Crystal - Age 54, passed away Sunday, November 7, 2021 in St. Ignace, MI. Family hour 1:30 PM Tuesday, November 16, 2021 from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing at... View Obituary & Service Information
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