|Birth: ||Dec. 16, 1919|
|Death: ||Feb. 18, 1980|
Estel Allen Mayfield was born in Granbury, Hood Co., Texas on December 16, 1919, eleven months after the death of his older sister Lois Mae from the Spanish Flu. He was the oldest of the three boys born to Harvey Allen Mayfield and Herbie Augusta Reynolds.
Estel married Janet Monson June 7, 1945 and was the father of four children, Pamela Ann, Michael, Kenneth and Douglas.
To the member who posted the information below in the flower section, thank you. I would have liked to have told you personally. It was a heart rending time in the lives of his family that no one should ever go through. I hope you return to this memorial and see our thanks.
"Estel Allen Mayfield was a 2nd Lt. and a Pilot of B-25 Mitchell Medium Bomber Aircraft, with the U.S. Army Air Force, 12th Air Force, 57th Bombardment Wing, 321st Bombardment Group, 446th Bombardment Squadron, stationed in the MTO during WW2. On 15 May 1944, 2Lt. Mayfield was the Co-Pilot of a plane, that while on a Bombing Mission, was badly damaged by enemy flak, and was forced to crash land on the German held Island of Pianosa, in the Mediterranean. One crew member was killed and the other five, including 2Lt. Mayfield, were taken prisoner by the Germans."
Harvey Allen Mayfield (1884 - 1973)
Herbie Augusta Reynolds Mayfield (1895 - 1986)
Janet Monson Mayfield (1927 - 1999)
Pamela Ann Mayfield Batchelor (1946 - 2001)*
Lois Mae Mayfield (1918 - 1919)*
Estel Allen Mayfield (1919 - 1980)
Norman Ray Mayfield (1930 - 1969)*
Boyd (Wise County)
Created by: Rita Collvins Mayfield
Record added: Sep 06, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15643098