Barbara Guthrie Lay, who crowned in 1958 as Miss Virginia, was rushed to hospital on December 20 after having trouble breathing at her home was declared dead, came back to life. Scroll down for the stunning details.
Lay 82, who lives in Rosewell with her husband Tony Lay, was pronounced dead by the hospital miraculously getting a second chance at life. The pageant queen was declared dead by the hospital staff on Dec 22 on Christmas as she was battling Coronavirus but minutes later was found to have a pulse again, as she has got a second life, and since has been moved from the ICU to a regular hospital room amid her recovery.
Tony Lay, her husband had already informed friends and family that his wife Barbara has passed away and couldn’t believe it as received the unbelievable news of her being alive.
“ I was overjoyed and tearful again,” Tony said. “ I went from being miserable and brokenhearted to overjoyed,”
He said It was just a miracle surprise to be believed, but he shared that his wife will be there till the age of 101 to allow the pair to celebrate their 25th Wedding anniversary. Continued saying “I have always loved my wife, I just didn’t realize exactly how much until this happened, that I can’t live without her.”
Barbara’s longtime friend Howard Huff told the Bulletin that she was on a ventilator and was in comma stage prior to her resuscitation.
He added, “She is the Christmas miracle, lots of people have been praying for her, and those prayers have been answered.”