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Jess Ben Mayes

March 7, 1933 February 22, 2020
Jess Ben Mayes
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Obituary for Jess Ben Mayes

Jess B. Mayes, 86, of Chapin died Saturday, February 22, 2020.

Mr. Mayes was born on March 7, 1933 in Loudon, TN, a son of the late Jess B. and Gladys Ball Mayes. He was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Betty Holland Mayes in February of 2019.

Jess retired from the United States Air Force as a Master Sargent following twenty plus years of service. During his years, he served in both the Korean War and the Vietnam War receiving numerous commendations and medals.

He was a member of Chapin Baptist Church and enjoyed spending time with his church family as well as with his dear friend Fran Brooks. Years of living on Lake Murray with his wife, boating and fun times with friends were some of his best life events.

Survivors include his son, Jesse Mayes (Denise) of Lafollette, CO, nieces and nephews, his church family, and many friends.

There will be a gathering of family and friends in the Social Hall of Chapin Baptist Church beginning at 1:30 on Thursday, February 27, 2020.

Funeral services will follow at 3:00 PM in the Church with Rev Michael Hull and Rev. Philip Vaughn officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Chapin Baptist Church, 950 Old Lexington Hwy, Chapin, SC 29036.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.whitakerfuneralhome.com.

Whitaker Funeral Home, Chapin, is assisting the family.

Previous Events

Gathering

Thursday

27

Feb

1:30 PM 2/27/2020 1:30:00 PM - 2:30 PM 2/27/2020 2:30:00 PM
Chapin Baptist Church

950 Old Lexington Highway
Chapin, SC 29036

Chapin Baptist Church
950 Old Lexington Highway Chapin 29036 SC
United States

Graveside

Thursday

27

Feb

3:00 PM 2/27/2020 3:00:00 PM
Chapin Baptist Church Cemetery

950 Old Lexington Hwy
Chapin, SC 29036

Chapin Baptist Church Cemetery
950 Old Lexington Hwy Chapin 29036 SC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Chapin Baptist Church Cemtery Final Resting Place

950 Old Lexington Hwy
Chapin, SC 29036

950 Old Lexington Hwy Chapin 29036 SC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Chapin Baptist Church

950 Old Lexington Highway
Chapin, SC 29036
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