Marie Louise Mayers
Marie Louise Mayers
  • October 22, 1928 - May 25, 2016
  • Hephzibah, Georgia

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Mrs. Marie Louise Mayers peacefully entered into rest on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 in Hephzibah, Georgia; she was 87 years old.

Mrs. Mayers was born in Trinidad, West Indies on October 22, 1928 to the late Charlotte Carthy and Vincent Sandy. Virgil (as she was affectionately known) was one of 12 children. Marie was married for over 40 years to her beloved late husband, Ashton B. Mayers. She had six children, four of whom are deceased, Joycelyn Mayers, Nola Beckles, Christopher Mayers and Martin Mayers. Marie is survived by her two children, Keith Mayers and Ashlee Bradford.

She is survived by her grandchildren, Shur-Ann O’Doherty, Marlon Beckles,

R. Joshua Mayers, Tiana Mayers, Jason Mayers, Lisa Cuttings, Robert Thomas and Marlon Christopher. Also survived by her great grandchildren, Khalfani Beckles, Danielle O’Doherty, Adonya Mayers, Afeisha Bellile, Anisha Bellile and Messiah Cuffy.

Marie was greatly fond of her nieces and nephews, Thora Raymond, Catherine Hosein, Patricia Lewis, Carol Debique, Anna Antoine, Maria Williams, Juliana Racine, Brigette Medina, Yolanda Medina, Jessica Medina, and Marilyn John, Macdoland Lewis and Wulston Carthy.

She adored her great nieces and great nephews, Helen Lewis, Ava Pierre, Diane Ferdinand, Grace Ferdinand, Patricia Ferdinand, Andrea Henry, Shaffina Hosein, Alena Heerah, Pamela Daniel, Julie Daniel, Amber Racine, Roger Joseph, Dominique Lewis, Bertram Daniel, Christopher Daniel, Brian Racine and Stephan Carthy.

She treasured and valued her relationships with her late brothers-in-law, George Mayers, Malcolm Mayers, Courtney Mayers, and surviving brother-in-law, Roderick Mayers (England), and sister-in-law, the late Elvira Barrington. She respected the long and fruitful relationships with good friends, Sylvia O’Neil, Henrietta Sandy, Joyce Fischer, Jean Whiskey, Robin Graham, Kim Serrazalle, Mike Forster & family, Kelvin Apparicio, Melissa Carthy and Dickie Carrington just to name a few, and Pattamus Jones whom she regarded and loved as a son.

Marie had a love affair with food and enjoyed cooking and baking goodies for family gatherings. As the matriarch of the family, Mrs. Mayers loved to laugh and brought joy to many. Marie enjoyed singing at church and at social events.

Unfortunately, Marie started loosing her eyesight in the early 1900’s and was unable to continue working in the health care field. Nevertheless, she was filled with love and spirit and enjoyed spending time and caring for her grandchildren and great grand. Marie had no choice but to fall in love with her four –legged grand kids, some of whom have greeted her on the other side. Surviving ShihTzu, Chloe was very close to her NaNa.

Marie loved her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Rest in peace Marie!