Sep. 5, 1902 Wautubbee Clarke County Mississippi, USA
Apr. 5, 1980 Meridian Lauderdale County Mississippi, USA
Marvella Malissa Mayfield was the youngest of 11 children born to George Alexander (Sandy) Mayfield and Rebecca Ann Crosby Mayfield. She was named for her paternal grandmother Malissa Felecia Cox Mayfield. Marvella married James Claude Overby on 26 January 1918. They were the parents of 10 children.