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Howard Mayes

January 9, 1932 — February 2, 2022

McMinnville, TN resident and Warren County, TN native Howard Mayes, age 90, was born January 9, 1932 and died February 2, 2022 at his residence following a short illness. A farmer and member of Mt. Zion Methodist Church, he was the son of the late Oscar and Mary Pearson Mayes. He was married to Joice Mayes on June 29, 1952 who preceded him in death on August 11, 2013. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by sisters, Carrie Blanks, Edna Woodlee, Frances Bell, Charlene Smith, and Lucille Blankenship and brothers, Willie and George Mayes. Mr. Mayes is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Kerry and Lindsay Mayes of McMinnville, TN; two grandsons, Jake and Will Mayes of McMinnville, TN; sister, Betty Walker of McMinnville, TN; sisters-in-law, Elaine Mason of Knoxville, TN and Diane Milstead of McMinnville, TN; several nieces and nephews; shade tree buddies, Uncle Smokey, Newman, Bobby, Harry, Clark, Pa Larry, and Papa Ken; little buddies, Case, Walker, and Landon; all the kids that call him "Grandpa", and special friends, the Yates family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to McMinnville Gideon Camp, Alzheimer's Association (, or Mt. Zion Cemetery Fund. Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, February 6, 2022 in High’s Chapel with Chris Keele officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Warren County, TN. Visitation will be Sunday from 12:00 p.m. until time of service at High’s. Online condolences may be made at High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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