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Wilma Nell Mayo

Death 15 May 1993 (aged 47)
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 149689194 · View Source
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Wilma Nell Mayo, was born in 1945, and went to the Marked Tree, AR school system.

She had two older half-brothers, Robert Hollins, and Homer Hollins; one older sister, Shirley Bly; one younger brother, Paul Mayo; and one younger sister, Linda Mayo Stewart.

Wilma married Larry Neal Adamson, from Marked Tree, AR, on January 26, 1963, and they had two children, before their divorce, in 1971. Pauline Christine Adamson, of Lepanto, AR, was born in 1963, and David Wayne Adamson, of Memphis, TN,
was born in 1968.

Wilma Nell was married twice more, to a Mr. Rose, with whom she had one son, Mark Rose, of Memphis, TN, and to a Mr. Elliott, with whom she had no children.

Wilma worked at the West Memphis, AR, Southlawn Racetrack, for many years, and traveled the world on business with Mr. Elliott. She then returned to work in the medical administration field, in Memphis, TN.

She died at the Regional Medical Center, in Memphis, TN, of pancreatic cancer on May 15, 1993, after being ill for a few months.

Memorial services were held Monday, May 17, 1993, at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home Chapel, West Memphis, AR, with Reverend Bill Garner officiating. The funeral home was in charge of the arrangements, and the cremation.

Gravesite Details Homer Hollins, half-brother, memorial# 127607065; Larry Adamson, first husband, memorial# 97740581


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