Oct 162013

On Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Houston, Texas, the Lord put his arms around Sister Minnie Lee Mayes and whispered, “Come to Me.” Funeral services were held Oct. 12 at the First Baptist Church in Winslow. Interment followed at Desert View Cemetery in Winslow.
She was born March 6, 1948, in Lindsey, La., to Ida Mae and Booker T. Hardy, the second of eight children.
She attended elementary and high school in the Winslow School District.
She worked at the Entré in Winslow for several years, as a home care provider in San Bernardino, Calif., and in the ministry with her husband until her health began to fail.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Robert O. Mayes Sr.; three sons, Kenneth R. Hardy of Winslow, and Minister Terry B. Hardy and Robert O. Mayes Jr., both of Phoenix; godsons Deno Richards and Lamar Harris, both of Arizona; one daughter, Felicia L. Hardy of Winslow; brothers Perry Donald, Jimmy Hardy, Gary Hardy of Phoenix, sister Jeanette Grayson of Phoenix, Edward Grayson of Winslow and Jamey (Diane) Jones of Winslow; five grandchildren, Nakeya A. Mayes, Keyshaon R. Mayes, Keyira L. Mayes, Robert O. Mayes III and Leila R. Mayes, all of Phoenix; 13 nieces and nephews, and a host of relatives and friends.
She was preceded in her homegoing by her parents, Ida Mae and Booker T. Hardy, and her brother, Milton Grayson.
Greer’s Mortuary of Winslow was in charge of the arrangements.