Thursday, January 3rd, 2008
Clifford Mayes, 72, 539 N. Cherry St., Celina, died Jan. 1, 2008, at St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind.
He was born Jan. 14, 1935, in Middleboro, Ky., to George "Dock" and Bobbie Marsee Mayes. On Oct. 15, 1955, he married Betty Ayers, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Clifford L. (Debbie), Delphos; two daughters, Linda (Dale) Wilson, New Haven, Ind., and Debbie (Everett) Stedham, Van Wert; two brothers, Joe (Sharon), Celina, and George Harvey (Jean) Mays, Fort Wayne; two sisters, Otsie (Charles) Wilcox, Mount Vernon, Ill., and Evelyn Dennis, St. Marys; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Richard Troy and Thomas Sterling.
He retired from Goodrich of Woodburn, Ind. A U.S. veteran of the Marine Corps, he was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Celina.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Robert Ellis officiating. Burial is at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.