Bobbie Jean Mayes, 82, a McMinnville resident and Warren County native was born Dec. 12, 1930 and died Sept. 23 at River Park Hospital following an illness of four days.
She was a homemaker, member of the Church of Christ, and daughter of the late Basil Noel and Mary Louise Turner Johnson.
She was married Dec. 20, 1947 to J.W. “Willie” Mayes, who preceded her in death April 25, 2012. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by children, Ann Mayes and Jimmy Lynn Mayes; sister Shirley Thomas and brother Billy Joe Johnson.
Mrs. Mayes is survived by daughter, Vickie Mayes and friend Barry Haston of McMinnville; sister, Doris Wanamaker of McMinnville; sister-in-law, Betty Walker of McMinnville, and brother-in-law, Howard Mayes of McMinnville; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in High’s Chapel with Tim Long and Robert Horton officiating. Burial will follow at Smyrna Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. Wednesday until time of service.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 25, 2013