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Dessie Irene Talbert Mayhew
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1919
Sasakwa
Seminole County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 2013
Mooresville
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA

Dessie Irene Talbert Mayhew
January 26, 1919 - January 15, 2013
Dessie Irene Talbert Mayhew, 93, of Mooresville, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at the Serenity House in Mooresville.

She was born on January 26, 1919 in Sasakwa, OK, to the late Jay Lester and
Caroline Florence Gaines Talbert. She was retired from Chem-Spun Yarn. Mrs.
Mayhew was a member of McKendree Chapel United Methodist Church in Mooresville,
where she was a Sunday School Teacher, member of the choir, member of United
Methodist Women, and Youth Leader in the MYF.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ford E.
Mayhew; sisters, Gladys Parker, Ollie Talbert, Clarabelle Barkley, Ira Hobbs,
Addie Freeze; brothers, Alvin Talbert, Jay Ed Talbert, Burl Talbert; great
grandchildren, Duncan Christopher Day, Jr., Kelsey Lynn White; and great great
grandson, Maxwell James Norton.

She is survived by her children, Grady Mayhew of Mooresville, Diane Day and
husband, Richard of Mooresville, Ricky Mayhew and wife, Diane of High Shoals;
grandchildren, Myra Caldwell and husband, Scott, Cindy Hawkins and Billy,
Melissa Taylor and husband, Wayne, Duncan Day and wife, Leslie, Wendy Collier
and husband, John, Jeremy Mayhew and wife, Amber; twenty great grandchildren and
ten great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 19 at McKendree
Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. Susan Heafner-Heun and Rev. Bill
Gerhardt officiating. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery. The
family will receive friends on Friday from 6:00-8:00 PM at Cavin-Cook Funeral
Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Serenity House, 110 Centre
Church Rd, Mooresville, NC 28117 and/or McKendree Chapel UMC Building Fund, 291
McKendree Rd, Mooresville, NC 28117 and/or Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton
Rd, Statesville, NC 28625. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jay Lester Talbert (1881 - 1944)
  Caroline Florence Gaines Talbert (1886 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Ford Edsel Mayhew (1915 - 2005)
 
 Children:
  Diane Mayhew Day (1942 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Alvin Talbert (1907 - 1979)*
  Gladys Talbert Parker (1909 - 2006)*
  Ollie Mae Talbert (1911 - 1994)*
  Clara Belle Talbert Barkley (1916 - 1977)*
  Dessie Irene Talbert Mayhew (1919 - 2013)
  Addie Talbert Freeze (1921 - 2003)*
  Burl Franklin Talbert (1927 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
McKendree United Methodist Church Cemetery
Mooresville
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Ola Mae (Griffin) Trout
Record added: Jan 31, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104447960
Dessie Irene <i>Talbert</i> Mayhew
Added by: Angie B. Kaiser
 
Dessie Irene <i>Talbert</i> Mayhew
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Added by: Kathi Shuler
 
 
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