Paul Mayse

Born: Sun., May 12, 1918
Died: Fri., Apr. 20, 2012


Funeral Service

1:00 PM Mon., Apr. 23, 2012


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Mr. Paul Mayse, 93, formerly of Forest City, died Friday, April 20, 2012.
He was preceded in death by his wife Ethel McDade Mayse, and was the son of the late Orson and Alma Lewis Mayse. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Theodore, Mal and Amos, and his sister Ruth. Paul was a retired carpenter and a veteran of World War II where he served in the US Army as a Sergeant in the Co.B, 740th Tank Battalion and earned a Purple Heart at the Battle of the Bulge.
He is survived by two daughters, Myra Mayse Ford and her husband Wayne, of Greensboro, and Marcha Beheler and her husband Marshall of Shelby; a son, Michael Mayse and his wife Janet, of Burlington; a sister, Lillian Johnson of Rutherfordton; two sisters-in-law, Mary Mayse and Mary Francis Mayse; there are six grandchildren, Michelle Beheler Riffey and her husband Travis, Simonne Hendricks and her husband Clint, Paul Goode and his wife Dana, Eva Goode, Elizabeth Lewis and her husband Artie, and Matthew Mayse.and his wife Molly; there are  eight great grandchildren, Peyton Lewis, Emery Lewis, Ashley Simione, Keeley Hendricks, Harrison Mayse, Michael Mayse, Gavin Goode, and Griffin Goode.
The Funeral will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, April 23, 2012 at Wilson Baptist Church, 3617 Whiteside Road, Forest City.  Rev. Troy Dorsey will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Rutherford County Honor Guard.
The Visitation will be from 11:45 am until 12:45 pm Monday at the church prior to the service.
Washburn & Dorsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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linda edgerton
   Posted Sat April 21, 2012
I thought so much of your parents.. I did not know your Dad was at the Battle of the Bulge.. I love all of you and have great memories of your Mom and Dad . Your Mom was the best teacher I ever had. She knew how to make you understand math..I feel that they helped raise us because that was the day of really letting the whole village help raise everyone. Love all of you..Linda

Elaine Avillion
   Posted Sun April 22, 2012
To the Mayse family: Thank you for the pleasure of getting to know Mr Paul and all of you. I will miss his "I love you's" every day but I am glad he didn't have to wait long to go Home. You had a very special Father and I will greatly miss him. My prayers & thoughts are with you.
Elaine ("Agnes") Avillion

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