James Orell Mayfield Sr.

Birth
Monroe, Walton County, Georgia, USA
Death 16 May 1976 (aged 75)
Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia, USA
Burial Monroe, Walton County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 13168849 View Source
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This was my Father. James Orell Mayfield, Sr. He was the son of William Jesse Mayfield & Louisa Vesta (Gibson) Mayfield. He married Lilla Mae (Mitcham) Mayfield on 16 Sep 1917 in Walton County, Georgia. This union produced some 7 daughters; Florence, born 01 Jul 1918, Alma L., born 08 Sep 1919, Elizabeth, born 01 Jun 1923, Frances "Tanny", born 22 Jul 1924, Dorothy "Dot", born 30 Sep 1928, Lilla Mae, born 05 Oct 1930, & Jean Alberta Mayfield, born 26 Dec 1932. After the death of Lilla Mae on 18 Feb 1940, he married a Mary Elizabeth Vick on 11 Apr 1940 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. He was 39 and Mary Elizabeth was 24. Mary Elizabeth had previously been married to a Early Beland and brought two daughters into this marriage: Kathleen & Virginia Beland. This union produced some aditional 3 children: James Orell Mayfield, Jr., born 15 Feb 1942 & died 10 Jan 2001, William Jesse Mayfield, born 29 Apr 1943 & Violet Lee Mayfield, born 11 Feb 1945! My Father died 16 May 1976 in Veterans Hospital, Decatur, Dekalb County, Georgia. Cert. # 015569 - He is buried at the Double Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Monroe, Walton County, Georgia!


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