This was my Mother ! She first married a William Early Beland on 26 Aug 1933 in Nash Coutny, Nashville, North Carolina. This union produced some 2 children: Mary Katherine "Kathleen",born 03 Apr 1934 - Still Living as of 2006 and Virginia Dare Beland, born 06 Mar 1937 & still Living as of 2006 ! After divorcing William Early Beland she married a James Orell Mayfield, Sr. on 11 Apr 1940 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. She was 24 and James was 39 ! This union produced some 3 children: James Orell Mayfield, Jr., born 15 Feb 1942, William Jesse Mayfield, born 29 Apr 1943, & Violet Lee Mayfield, born 11 Feb 1945. After my Father's death in 1976, my mother married a William "Bill" Reeves on 28 Jul 1978 in Snellville, Georgia, she was 62 and he was 80. Bill died 01 Sep 1985 in Monroe, Georgia and on 01 May 1988 mother married a C. M. Tyner in Monroe, Georgia. She divorced him and married a Rev. Paul Beck in Apr of 2002 at the Senior Citizens Center in Monroe, Georgia, she was 85 and he was 86. Mother started having small strokes and finally fell and broke her hip. She went into the Newton County Hospital in Covington, Newton County, Georgia to have hip surgery. She was doing fine just after the surgery, but then had a major stroke just a couple of hours after the surgery. She never recovered and passed on just 3 months after her latest marriage to Paul Beck. She died on 20 Jul 2002! She will be missed by all her knew her! My mother is buried under a Double Marker next to William "Bill" Reeves, her third husband, her marker reads Mary Elizabeth Reeves ! I have put a marker in her Father's, Daniel Jordan Vick's Cemetery Plot in Rocky Mount, Nash County, North Carolina behind the Tar River Primitive Baptist Church with the Marker reading Mary Elizabeth (Vick) Mayfield !
James Orell Mayfield
1900–1976 (m. 1940)