Obituary

Adell Emily Mayo

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery


SOMEWHERE BEYOND THE SUNSET, AWAY FROM THE
WORLD OF STRIFE, OUR LOVED ONE IS SWEETLY
RESTING IN THE LAND OF NO GOODBYE. GOD
KNEW THAT SHE WAS STRUGGLING, THE HILLS WERE
HARD TO CLIMB. SO HE CLOSED HER WEARY EYE-
LIDS AND WHISPERED "PEACE BE THINE".


        Adell Emily Mayo was born November 25, 1925 in Powhatan County, Virginia to Mrs. Virgie Miles Jackson and the late Charlie Jackson Sr. She departed her life September 5, 1980 at MCV Hospital.

        She joined the Mount Zion Baptist Church at an early age.

        Later she was married to William H. Mayo and to this marriage two daughters were born, Jacqueline Mayo Haskins and Gearldine Mayo Smythe.

        She leaves to mourn her lost a husband, William H. Mayo, two daughters, Jacqueline Mayo Haskins and Gearldine Mayo Smythe. Four grandchildren, Terry and Judy Haskins, Joseph T. and Emily Rose Smythe. Her mother, Virgie M. Jackson, 10 sisters - Manerva Randolph, Alice Hughes, Earlene Goode, Leenell Smith of New York; Mary Scruggs, Charlotte B. Jackson, Virgie Taylor, Catherine Jackson, Mahalia Turner, Maude Britt of Powhatan; 9 brothers - Marshall Jackson, Bennie Jackson, Joseph Jackson of New York; Roy Jackson, Charlie Jackson Jr., Arthur Jackson, Walter Jackson, William Jackson, Lawrence Jackson of Powhatan; 9 aunts, 8 Uncles; Mother-In-Law, Mrs. Ann Covington of New jersey, 1 Son-In-Law, Joseph Smythe, 7 Sister-In-Laws, 8 Brother-In-Laws. And also a host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and other relatives and friends.





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