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Nell Young Mayes, 85, of the Lone Star Ridge community of Metcalfe County, died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, at her residence.
Born May 10, 1931, in Edmonton, she was a daughter of the late Rissie Ellen Froedge and Hugh Carlos Young, and the widow of the late Roy Clemons Mayes. She was a housewife and of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include two daughters, Carletta (Darrell) Price, of Woodburn, and Libby (Jerry) Blythe, of Edmonton; five grandchildren, Angelia Blythe, Jeff (Ashley) Blythe, Chris (Courtney) Price, Julie (Kenny) Shirley, and Kelli (Gabe) Brown; and 12 great-grandchildren, Summer Shirley, Hannah Brown, Wyatt Blythe, Carson Brown, Julya Shirley, Anna Grace Blythe, Lily Kate Blythe, J.R. Brown, Tinsley Price, Lucy Blythe, Max Price and Beau Blythe.
Funeral services will be Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 11 a.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Gary Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in Mayes Family Cemetery. Visitation is noon to 8 p.m. Friday and on Saturday after 8 a.m. until time of services.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to T.J. Samson Hospice.
Published on March 3, 2017
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