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Jane Elizabeth "Beth" Gay
August 26, 1950 ~ September 13, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Jane Elizabeth "Beth" Gay, née Jones, of Auburn, AL died peacefully Wednesday, September 13th, 2023 at the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care in Birmingham, AL at the age of 73.
Beth is survived by her husband Joseph "Gill" Gay after over 52 years of marriage, her two younger sons Joseph and Austin, her grandson Jackson, and many friends and family who knew and loved her. She is preceded in death by her parents Jane and Austin, her eldest son David, her younger sister Josephine "Jo" DeVane, and many cherished friends and relatives.
Beth was born on Saturday, August 26th, 1950 in Selma, AL to Jane Elizabeth Coker and Joseph Austin Jones. She met her future husband Gill in Auburn and they were married on October 10, 1970. She graduated from Auburn University in 1972 with a Bachelor's in Accounting. She worked first as an insurance adjuster and for much of her middle life as a homemaker. She was a skilled genealogist and researcher and contributed many findings in the histories of her own family and those of others. She loved, in no particular order, fishing, her Auburn Tigers, bird watching, being near the water, attending yearly church feast services, games with friends and family, and led a rich life full of love and laughter.