Obituaries

John C. Mays

John C. MaysA graveside service for John C. Mays, age 84 of Saltillo, Tex., was on Wednesday, March 25, at Stouts Creek Cemetery.

Mr. Mays was born on Oct. 3, 1935, to Jim and Mayflower Cannaday Mays in Saltillo.
He was a cattleman and served in the Army from 1955 to 1962.
He died on March 23, 2020. He was preceded in death by Nancy Barker Mays; a daughter, Janet Mays French, grandson, Christopher French; great granddaughter, Ella Mendez; his parents, six sisters and two brothers.
He is survived by a daughter, Jennifer Cooper and Jerry Cooper; a son, John Russell Mays and LeaNora Bass; siblings, Jimmye Garner, Christine Kerr, Gerald and Ann Mays, eight grandchildren, Jace and Sheena Cooper, Jillian and Cody Weaver, Jacquelyn and Levi Mendez, Jeff French, Chad French; and nine great grandchildren, Jax Hagan, Milton, and Baylin Cooper, Jaylee Weaver, Christian, Zackary and Grayson French, Lilyana and Olivia Mendez.
Memorial donations may be made to Saltillo Baptist Church, Saltillo, Tex.