Ruth Boyd Mayfield

May 21, 2009
Ruth Boyd Mayfield

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Ruth Boyd Mayfield, wife of the late Milton Mayfield, died Thursday, May 21, 2009. Born in Asheville, she was a daughter of the late John R. and Julia Wright Boyd. A wonderful cook and a great mother, she enjoyed playing the organ and piano and volunteered with the exercise activities at Sterling House, Parklane, where she resided. She was a member of Hendersonville First Baptist Church.

Surviving are her sons and daughters-in-law, Doug Franklin and his partner Kathy Elliott of Columbia, Earle and Patty Mayfield of St. Matthews, SC and Jim and Linda Mayfield of Columbia; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Bob Boylan of Chicago, Ill; seven grandchildren, Vern Hulme (Lisa), David Hulme (Angela), Maggie Lumpkin (Jody), Sherlock Elliott (Paola), Shawna Henline (Jeff), Melanie McLemore (Danny) and Meridith Mayfield; eleven great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Cox of Denudin, Fla., Edith Owenby of Candler; and Alice Franklin of Buford, Ga. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Ralph, Rex, Fred and Jack Boyd and Sister Effie McCarthy.

The family would like to thank the staff at National Healthcare, Parklane and staff and friends at Sterling House for their love and care.


Sunday, May 24, 2009
12:00 AM

Kirby Memorial Chapel - Directions
125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Sunday, May 24, 2009

Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Saturday, May 23, 2009
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Dunbar Funeral Home - Directions
3926 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29205

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