Sarah Ellen <I>Painter</I> Mayes

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Sarah Ellen Painter Mayes

  • Birth 14 Feb 1853 Virginia, USA
  • Death 23 Aug 1930 Virginia, USA
  • Burial Page County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 47311930

Mrs Sarah Mayes, aged seventy-seven years, widow of the lates James E. [H.] Mayes, of Stanley, died at 8 a.m. on Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lee Wilson at Stanley where she had been seriously ill for some time. Her health had been failing for several years and her condition had been critical during preceding attacks from which she had partially recovered. Subject to high blood pressure, she developed pneumonia a few days before the end.

Mrs. Mayes was a daughter of the late Noah Painter of Stanley and was a sister of Charles W. Painter of Mud Pike, near Luray and a half sister of Mrs. Isaac Turner of Stanley, I. N. Painter of Stephens City, and Ambrose C. Painter of Baltimore. The latter came here several weeks ago on account of his sister's serious condition and spent some time with her. Mrs. Mayes leaves the following children: Amos Mayes, Earnest Mayes, Mrs. Archie Painter, Mrs. Lee Wilson, and Mrs. Henry Good, all of Stanley. One daughter, Mrs. William Duncan is dead.

Mrs. Mayes had been a member of the Old School Baptist church for many years and was a woman of pronounced Christian character, and was held in high esteem. Her funeral which took place from the home yesterday afternoon was conducted by Eld. John B. Jenkins with interment in the Mayes graveyard.


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  • Created by: Cenantua
  • Added: 30 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47311930
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Ellen Painter Mayes (14 Feb 1853–23 Aug 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47311930, citing Mayes Cemetery, Page County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Cenantua (contributor 46953050) .