We are sad to announce the passing of Florence Mayes of Edmonton on Saturday, June 4, 2022, age 85 years.
She is survived by 4 devoted children, 5 amazing grandchildren, and 2 precious great grandchildren: son Darrell Mayes and his son Kole; daughter Cindy (Jerry) Burke; son Trevon (Sandra) Mayes and their sons Dakota and Dawson; daughter Debi (Greg) Pagee and their daughters: Melissa (Evan) MacDormand and Jessica (Jeff) Alberda; and Jessica and Jeff’s sons: Everett and Jonah. Flo is also survived by her brothers: Alex and Arthur and her beloved sister Dorothy, all of Winnipeg, and many nieces and nephews including a large and devoted contingent also back in Winnipeg.
Predeceased by her beloved husband John in 2009, by their infant daughter Sheila Joanne Mayes in 1958, and by Flo’s brother Gordie in 2021.
Flo was born in 1936 and raised in the Winnipeg area. She and John came to Alberta in 1957 and established their home and family here in Edmonton.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 11 at 10:30 am at North Edmonton Christian Fellowship, 9004 153 Ave NW, Edmonton, officiated by former Pastor Donna Cross, a longtime friend of the Mayes family. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, 16102 Fort Road NW, Edmonton.
In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Florence can be made to any children’s charity.
Serenity Funeral Service
North Central Chapel
10129 Princess Elizabeth Avenue