Funeral services for Louella “Madea” Mayfield, 94, Tyler will be 11am, Saturday at North Star Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Roderic Erwin serving as eulogist. Burial will be in Community Cemetery, Troup, Texas under the direction of John R. Harmon Undertaking Co. Mrs. Mayfield died January 11, 2016 at Hospice of East Texas.
She was born February 25, 1921 in Troup and was a 60 year resident of Smith County. She was a member of Mary’s Memorial Church of God in Christ and was a retired homemaker.
Preceding Louella in death was her daughter, Nelwyn Erwin, parents, two sisters and seven brothers.
Survivors include: son- in- law, Willie Ray Erwin, Tyler, eight grandchildren, LaQuita Woolridge (Jeffrey), Tony Erwin (Yvette), Anthony Erwin (Carola), Cherryl Davis (M. P.), Cedric Erwin (Debra) all of Tyler, Rev. Roderic Erwin, Fort Worth, Romunda Williams (Ronnie), Tyler and Shondavette Timms, California; sixteen great- grandchildren, thirty- seven great- great- grandchildren and three great- great- great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Friday 5:30-6:30pm at John R. Harmon Undertaking Co.