Bill Mayfield

Published 4:27 pm Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Graveside funeral services for Mr. Bill Mayfield were held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2020, at Brady Cemetery.

Mr. Mayfield passed away from this life on Thursday, March 26, 2020 in Hattiesburg. Rev. Jimmy McGee officiated and Mr. Tony Waites provided a musical tribute.

Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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William Lamar Mayfield was born on July 25, 1926, in Charleston to Bowen Lamar Mayfield and Una Mae Young Mayfield.

Mr. Mayfield served in the Merchant Marine and retired from Shell Oil, where he worked as a foreman in the offshore oil business for 27 years. He was a member of Prentiss Baptist Church.

Mr. Mayfield was preceded in death by his mother and father; his wife, Jerry Harris Mayfield and a sister, Gene Mayfield.

Survivors include two sons, Billy Mayfield (Lynn) of Destin, Florida, and Wes Mayfield (Charlotte) of Mobile, Alabama; one daughter, Jerianne Mayfield Kemp of Hattiesburg; five grandchildren, David Mayfield, Chris Mayfield, Laura Adriansen, John Thomas Kemp, and Joshua Kemp; six great-grandchildren; and one brother, Bo Mayfield (Mendy) of Ocean Springs.

Friends desiring to make memorials are asked to do so to Prentiss Baptist Church.

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