Margie Mayes, 86 of Roachdale, passed away on the morning of October 4, 2021 at Hendricks Regional Hospital in Danville, Indiana. She was born on January 13, 1935 in Slemp, Kentucky to the late Farmer and Mary Jane (Bush) Shepherd. On December 19, 1953 she married Eugene Mayes in Indianapolis, IN. He survives.
Margie graduated from high school and then worked for Western Electric in Indianapolis for 30 years. She attended Roachdale Baptist Church. She loved showing horses, collecting Barbie’s and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her husband, Eugene Mayes, son, Paul (Judy) Mayes, of California, grandson, Kyle Mayes, of Oklahoma, siblings, Elva Sleeth, Buster (Bonnie) Shepherd, Winford (Linda) Shepherd, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings, Ray Shepherd, Jesse Shepherd, and Markum Shepherd.
A private graveside service was held in Roachdale Cemetery on October 7, 2021 with Pastor Shannon Ivers officiating. Servies & Morgan Funeral Home in Roachdale, Indiana was entrusted with Margie’s funeral arrangements.