A graveside funeral for Mattie Lavern Mayes, 87, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Hall Summit, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Bro. Steve Slaughter.

Mattie was born on December 9, 1935 in Converse, Louisiana to George T. and Mattie Pugh and passed away on July 14, 2023 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Mattie was the mother of three wonderful children: Regina Beatty, Kevin Mayes, and Shane Mayes. She loved the Lord, her family and flowers. She will be terribly missed by her family and friends.

Mattie is preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Henry Levene Mayes. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Regina Beatty and husband, Bruce Beatty, Kevin Mayes and significant other, Debbie Upton, Shane Mayes and wife, Jeanine Mayes; grandchildren, Matthew Haynes, Ashley Temple, Zion Mayes, Hannah Guffin, David Mayes, William Mayes, Rachel Mayes and Joshua Mayes; along with 13 great-grandchildren.