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Jerry Mayes

1939 — October 7, 2023

GERALD BRENT “JERRY” MAYES Gerald Brent “Jerry” Mayes, 83, lifelong resident of Centralia MO passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at Pin Oaks Living Center in Mexico MO, surrounded by his family. He was born November 24, 1939, in Centralia MO to the late F. Brent Mayes and Edith (Leach) Mayes. He was a proud High School Graduate of Centralia High School Class of 1957. He married his High School sweetheart J. Areta England on December 26, 1960. He is survived by his loving wife J. Areta Mayes; son Jeff Mayes and husband David Warshany of Kansas City MO; daughter Julee Baugh and husband Scott of Somerville TN; sister Cheryl Tuggle and husband Bill of Centralia MO, and their children Jeremy Tuggle and wife Shauna of Centralia MO and their 3 sons AJ, Isaac and Ian and daughter Katy Petty husband Rich of Centralia MO and her sons Callahan and Corrigan Hestir; a brother in-law Randy England and wife Tori of Centralia MO and daughters Kayla Maid husband Scott of Harrisonville MO their daughter Everly, Macey Waterman husband Jason of Centralia MO their children Roryck and Rennyck, Markie Lampkin husband Wil of Union MO and their children Monroe, Otto and Tennyson; other relatives and many dear friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and two cousins who he considered to be a big brother John Douglass of Centralia MO and a big sister Beverly Wright Bond of Wilmington NC. Jerry was a Foreman for A. B. Chance Plastics Plant, retired Centralia Rural Mail Carrier, 30 year breeder of America Quarter Horses, and a Car Salesman for Forest Chevrolet-Oldsmobile He loved going to the Centralia Panthers Football team games, taking care of his horses, attending horse shows and spending time with his family and friends. Graveside services will be 2:00 pm Thursday, October 12, 2023, at the Centralia City Cemetery with Jed Angell officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Kidney Foundation or Friendship Christian Church, c/o Oliver Funeral Home, P.O. Box 125, Centralia, MO 65240. Condolences may also be made to the family at

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