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Subject: [MAYFIELD] Obit - Elijah Albert Mayfield Jr., 1918-2007 (ID: I23728)
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 15:41:01 EST

Notice Commercial Appeal (Memphis TN) 28 Oct 2007:
Bolivar - E. A. MAYFIELD, 89, died October 25, 2007. Services by:
Shackelford Funeral Home

Found at
Shackelford Funeral Home Obituaries:
“Mr. E. A. Mayfield, Jr.
Date of Birth 10-03-1918
Date of Death
Age 89 Years
Place of Birth Hardeman County, TN
Residence Bolivar, TN
Wesley Cemetery, Silerton, TN

Mr. Mayfield died Thursday evening, October 25th, at Methodist North
Hospital in Memphis.

He was born in Hardeman county, the son of E. A. Mayfield, Sr. and Wilma
Parthenia Sweeton Mayfield, and lived all of his life here. He married Ruby
Mainers on January 25, 1942. Mrs. Mayfield died February 24, 1985 after 43 years
of marriage. Mr. Mayfield was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church near
Silerton for over 60 years and had served as a deacon. He was a retired farmer
and boiler room operator at Western Mental Health Institute for 25 years. A
veteran of WW2, he served in the US Army in the Pacific Theater. His hobbies
included gardening and growing flowers.

Survivors include two daughters, Velinda Gail Powers of Middleton and Tammy
Faye Mayfield of Jackson; two sons, Don Allen Mayfield of Toone and Glenn
William Mayfield of Rosemark, TN; seven grandchildren, Ricky and Mechelle
Powers, Paul, Christy, Cassandra, Shawn and Dustin Mayfield.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; one sister, Ina Mae
Taylor; and two brothers, Rozell Mayfield and Elbert Taylor.”

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