Sunday, May 12, 2013

Mary Jewell Keene Mayo

Mrs. Mary Jewell Keene Mayo, 87, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013, at her residence in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Monday, May 13, 2013, from 5 p.m. until8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, with Rev. Jay Murphy officiating. Interment will follow in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Mayo was born on June 5, 1925, to Moses Lucas and Hattie Passons Keene. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and she was a homemaker.

She is survived by three daughters: Kay Mayo Black and husband, Jimmy, of Louisville; Jewel Dean Mayo Fondren of Ackerman, Mississippi; and Marie Pearson Livingston and husband, Randal, also of Louisville. Mrs. Mayo is also survived by four sons: Garry W. Mayo and wife, Rachel, of Louisville; Terry D. Mayo and wife, Shirley, of Dekalb, Mississippi; Terrell L. Mayo and wife, Glenda, of Louisville; and Keeny L. Mayo and wife, Frankie, also of Louisville. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Mrs. Mayo is preceded in death by her husband, Phillip Dee Mayo and her parents.

Serving as pallbearers will be Barry Black, Wayne Mayo, David Mayo, Steven Mayo, Scott Livingston, Michael Mayo, Tim Pritchett, and John Johnsey. Memorials may be given to Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 3942 Shiloh Road, Louisville, MS 39339.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 N. Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at