Spur, (Special) Franklin Vance Mayo, 69, a retired farmer, died at his home in Dickens of a heart attack at 1:15 p.m. Friday.
Mayo, who was born in Tennessee, was married to Mary Bradley in 1913 ad moved to Dickens County in 1916.
Funeral services are to be held in the Dickens Church of Christ Sunday at 3 p.m., with John Faubus, minister, officiating. C.V. Allen will assist in the services. Interment will follow in Dickens Cemetery under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home of Spur.
Survivors besides the wife include four daughters, Mrs. Jonnie Lee of California; Mrs. Bernice Rutledge, Lubbock; Mrs. Evelyn Watts, Afton, and Mrs. Faye Atkinson, Levelland; four sons, Z.B. and Bernard of Spur; and Willis Clay and Eldon, Dickens. Other survivors include three brothers, two sisters and 11 grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be J.W. Vickery, Johnnie Koonsman, Slim Goolsby, Clyde Smith, Hester Arnold and Ola Smith.
©Lubbock Avalanche Journal, April 2, 1949
SPUR - Services for Mrs. Mary Mayo Woodson, 80, of 2812 Colgate, Lubbock, are set for 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Northside Church of Christ in Dickens with Billy Roy McBride, minister, officiating, assisted by Austin Sibert, minister of the Southside Church of Christ in Lubbock.
Burial will be in Dickens Cemetery under direction of Campbell Funeral Home of Spur.
Mrs. Woodson died about 9:45 a.m. Thursday in West Texas Hospital in Lubbock.
A native of Mt. Vernon, Texas she had lived in Dickens from 1926 until 1968 when she moved to Lubbock.
She married Franklin Mayo who preceded her in death in 1949. She later married O. W. Woodson March 8, 1968 in Dickens.
She was a member of the Southside Church of Christ in Lubbock.
Survivors include her husband, O. W. Woodson; three sons, Bernard Mayo and Eldon Mayo, both of Houston, and Willis Mayo of Dickens; three daughters, Mrs. Arvil Lee, of Stockton, CA; Mrs. Bernice Rutledge of Houston and Mrs. Kenneth Atkinson of Dickens; a sister, Mrs. W. N. Thacker of Idalou; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Max Moore of Lubbock; 29 grandchildren and 32 great grandchildren.
©Lubbock Avalanche Journal, 1973
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