Evelyn Marie Devoe Mayfield

  • Birth 8 May 1928 Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 30 Jan 1994 Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered, Specifically: Scattered in the mountains of Washington State
  • Memorial ID 23762420

A childhood polio survivor, she left her body to the University of Kansas Medical Center for research. It was later cremated and the ashes returned to her family and scattered in the mountains of Washington State.


Evelyn Marie Mayfield, 65 of Augusta, died Sunday, January 30, 1994. Memorial services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Dunsford Funeral Home.

She was born May 8, 1928, in Wichita, to Pearl Brown. In August 1950 she and Paul Mayfield were married. He preceded her in death. She was a homemaker and a member of the Fairview Baptist Church.

Survivors include son, Larry of Augusta, daughter, Sharon Coots of Lyndon, Wash., brothers, Dick Mauk, Jim Mauk, both of California, four grandchildren, three great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Jean.

Memorials are to the American Heart Association. (El Dorado Times, Feb. 2, 1994)

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  • Created by: Kent Mauk
  • Added: 5 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23762420
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Evelyn Marie Devoe Mayfield (8 May 1928–30 Jan 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23762420, ; Maintained by Kent Mauk (contributor 46926290) Cremated, Ashes scattered, who reports a Scattered in the mountains of Washington State.