Athens Review, Athens, Texas

March 28, 2013

Edith Owens Mayfield


The Athens Review

Athens — BROWNSBORO-Services for Edith Owens Mayfield, 94, Brownsboro, are scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday at Barton’s Chapel Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Terry Thomison, the Rev. Sherman Mayfield and the Rev. Jon Parker officiating.

Burial will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Park under the direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.

Mrs. Mayfield died March 28, 2013 in Chandler.

She was born Aug. 26. 1918 in the Barton’s Chapel Community to the late Cicero Witt and Lillian Eliza Cantrell Corley. She was a graduate of Brownsboro High School, and a member of Barton’s Chapel Assembly of God Church. Edith formerly was a devoted volunteer at the Department of Human Services in Tyler.

In addition to her parents, Edith was preceded in death by first husband Vernon Owens, late husband Herman Mayfield, daughter Karen Owens Duensburger, son Billy Clyde Owens, sons-in- law Bobby Masters, Dudly Newbill, brothers Warren Corley, Drayton “Buck” Corley and sisters Elvie Carroll and Mary Lovy.

Survivors include daughters Ann Newbill, Jan Masters, Tami Mason and husband John, all of Murchison, son Mickey Owens and wife Brenda, Brookland, stepson Sherman Mayfield, Whitehouse, 14 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, numerous nephews and nieces.

Pallbearers will be Chance Collins, Justin Mason, Collin Mason, Landon Mason, Aaron Arthur, John Mason and Ben Owens.

Visitation for family and friends will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday at the funeral home.

You may leave a message of condolence, or light a memorial candle for the family at www.carroll-lehr.com