Bishop Felton E. May UPDATED 3/3/2017


UPDATE March 3, 2017

The Memorial Service for Bishop Felton Edwin May will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 1, Asbury United Methodist Church, 926 11th Street, NW. Washington, DC 20001.  All attending Bishops are invited to participate.
The family hour before the service with members of the Council of Bishops  is  9:30-10:30 am.  A continental breakfast will be served.  If you plan to join us, please indicate to Ms. Joyce King (
The Washington Area Episcopal Office is working to secure a block of rooms of a hotel in the immediate area of the church. Information for the hotel will be sent out as soon as we receive the details. If you are flying to Washington, you should fly into Washington Reagan National Airport and might consider using Uber for local transportation.

UPDATE February 28, 2017

Bishop Felton E. May's full obituary is now available at the following link:

We regret to inform you that today, February, 27th,  Bishop Felton E. May has passed away peacefully. The family asks for prayer to uplift them during this time. Condolences can be sent to 3315 Oak West Drive, Apt 123  Ellicott City, Maryland 21043.  

Calls and emails can be directed to their daughter, Daphne May Brown. Her number is 501-554-3148.  Email is
The burial will be at the convenience of the family. You will be notified of the service of worship and celebration of Bishop May at a later date. 
In Lieu of flowers please give memorial gifts to the following:
Project H.O.P.E.
Feeding Hungry Children
Theressa Hoover United Methodist Women
C/O Dr. Etta Carter
6403 Shirley Drive
Little Rock, Arkansas 72204
Africa University Development Fund
Post Office Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-340-7438
The May Family has approved the release of this information.

Service arrangements are forthcoming and will be updated on Bishop May's prayer request page on the Conference website.