AIKEN, S.C. - Mr. Vernon Mayes, of Laurens St., Aiken, died Thursday, May 21, 2001, at Mattie C. Hall Health Care Center. Mr. Vernon Mayes, 93, was the loving father of David Mayes, Fayetteville, Ga. and Dale Mayes, Aiken. Other survivors include four grandchildren, John, Kayle, Sarah and Shawn Mayes, all of Aiken; and a brother, Dolie Mayes of Franklin, Ky. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2001, at Millbrook Baptist Church with the Reverend Dr. Eddie Leopard and Reverend W. James Rivers officiating. Interment will follow at Aiken Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Mayes was a member of Millbrook Baptist Church and retired from E. I. DuPont, SRP. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Millbrook Baptist Church Building Fund, 176 East Pine Log Rd., Aiken, S.C. 29803. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Shellhouse Funeral Home, 924 Hayne Ave., Aiken, S.C. 642-3456.
The Augusta Chronicle-May 23, 2001