Loretta T. (Coots) Mayes, 75,
of Poseyville, Indiana, born to Oval and Hallie
(Henderson) Coots on November 24, 1937, in Butler County, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013, at her home in Poseyville, Indiana. Heaven gained an angel; the world lost an amazing
woman and we lost our cornerstone.
She was a lifetime member of CromwellUnitedMethodistChurch in Cromwell, Kentucky and attended the StewartsvilleUnitedMethodistChurch. She enjoyed quilting, cooking, crosswords, canning
and traveling with her husband on road trips. Upon retiring she dedicated her
time and lovingly cared for her husband and family with always an open door of
hospitality and generosity towards everyone who came to her home, preparing
meals and loving words to all.
Surviving are her husband of
57 years: Jerry Mayes; blessed by God with 4 children: Gary (Susan) Mayes of
New Harmony, Indiana, Brian (Denise) Mayes of Madisonville, Kentucky, Jerri (Rick) Wheeler of Poseyville,
Indiana and Keith (Lanette) Mayes of Shepherdsville,
Kentucky; son-in-law: Kenneth Cardwell of Poseyville,
Indiana; 2 sisters: Patsey Daugherty and Luzetta (David) Snodgrass both of Horse Branch, Kentucky; a
brother: Oval C. (Faye) Coots, Jr. of Cromwell, Kentucky; 17 grandchildren and
27 great grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were
her parents and granddaughter: Amy Mayes who greeted her at heaven’s gate.
Funeral services will be , Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at the Werry Funeral Home,
Poseyville Chapel with burial in BellefontaineCemetery in Mt. Vernon, Indiana. Pastor Don Mobley officiating.
Visitation will be from , Tuesday, June 4, 2013, and from until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.