Max Mitchell Mayes, 80, of Grandview was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 28, 2012. Service: 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Grandview. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Clayton Kay-Vaughan Funeral Home in Grandview.
Max was born on July 20, 1932 in Blue Eye, Missouri to Ray and Frankie Bilyeu Mayes. He married the love of his life, Jo Lynn Holloway in 1953. Max was a member of the Grandview Masonic Lodge #266 and the Johnson County Sheriff's Posse.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Janice.
Max is survived by his loving wife, Jo Lynn Mayes; daughters, Sue Lynn and husband, Art Bishop of Grandview, Helen Ruth and husband, Rick Otis of Wichita Falls; brother, James Mayes; sisters, Jean Stevenson, Beverly Ripple, Brenda Keeter; grandchildren, Virginia Bishop, Elizabeth Medling, Jessica Bishop and Joanna Otis.