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Richard Eugene Mayo, 85, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Cornerstone Health and Rehab in Corinth. He was born July 8, 1931, to Prentiss and Myrtis Denson Mayo. He was retired from the U.S. Navy after 25 years of service. He was a member of East Prentiss Baptist Church for 45 years. He was an avid trader.

A celebration of life service will be 1:00 P.M. Friday, March 17, 2017, at McMillan Funeral Home with Rev. Kenneth Bishop and Rev. Chester Harrison officiating. Burial will be in East Prentiss Cemetery.

He is survived by wife of five years, Mouvaline Moss Mayo; one daughter, Tanya Mayo; one step-son, Steve Moss; two sisters, Dean Franks and Quay Gray; and two granddaughters, Christina Mayo and Alina Mayo.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Becky Allen Mayo; two sons, Don Mayo and Wayne Mayo; his parents; two sisters, Rachael Mayo and Reba Tolar; and one brother, Aaron Mayo.

Visitation will Thursday from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

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