Lawrence  Mayo
Lawrence  Mayo
Lawrence  Mayo
Lawrence  Mayo
Lawrence  Mayo
Lawrence  Mayo

Obituary of Lawrence M. Mayo

Lawrence (Larry) M. Mayo, 84, of Carlinville, passed away Tuesday afternoon, March 19, 2019 at Heritage Health Care, in Carlinville, surrounded by his loving family.

Lawrence was born on December 5, 1934 to Clark and Annis (Payne) Mayo in Carlinville. Lawrence graduated from Carlinville High School with the class of 1954 and then joined the United States Air Force, serving his country in the Security Police Force from 1955 to 1975. He married Ruth Edwards on February 23, 1958 at Emmanuel Baptist Church.

After his military service, Larry graduated from Lewis and Clark Community College as a Certified and Licensed Auto and Diesel Mechanic and worked for Mid Town Automotive in Carlinville. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Carlinville where he held the status of Deacon Emeritus. Larry was also a member of Guy Baird American Legion Post #554. He had a great passion for aviation and enjoyed working on projects around the house.

Lawrence is survived by his wife of 61 years, Ruth Mayo of Carlinville, IL; daughter, Lori (Matthew) Palsen of Carlinville, IL; son, Larry (Deborah) Mayo of Columbus, OH; 3 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren, and a sister, Fairy Mayo of Carlinville, IL.

Lawrence was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Rosalina M. Mayo in 1994; 3 brothers, Archie, Leland, and Dr. S.M. Mayo, and a sister, Lillian Melcher.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019, from 9:00 to 11:00 am at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Carlinville, with funeral services following at 11:00 at the church. Rev. Cliff Woodman will be officiating.

Burial will take place in Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Emmanuel Baptist Church or Parkinson's Foundation.

 

 

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Saturday
23
March

Visitation 1

9:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Emmanuel Baptist Church
117 W. 2nd South
Carlinville, Illinois, United States
Saturday
23
March

Service Information

11:00 am
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Emmanuel Baptist Church
117 W. 2nd South
Carlinville, Illinois, United States

Interment Information

Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery
Rt. 4 South
Carlinville, Illinois, United States
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