Doyle Curtis Mayo

Doyle Curtis “Curt” Mayo, 83, of the Valley community in Drew County passed away on August 31, 2019 at Drew Memorial Hospital.

He was born on September 21, 1935 in Drew County to the late Roy T. Mayo and Pauline Thomas Mayo.

Mr. Mayo was a retired forester technician for Georgia Pacific Timber Company, a United States Army veteran and a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing and gardening. He was very connected to the history of Drew County and to the log cabin that he lived in that was passed down through the years. The cabin dates back to 1860s.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Reva White.

Survivors include his sister, Faye Mayo Degges of Nashville, Tennessee; five nephews, Roy Alan White, Lindsay White and wife Lizzie, all of Lacey, James Degges of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Bruce Degges of Nashville, Tennessee and Paul Degges and wife Saundra of Brentwood, Tennessee; one niece, Karen Degges of Nashville, Tennessee; a special double first cousin, Leo Thomas and wife Ellen of Wilmar; along with numerous great nieces, nephews and extended family.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 4, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow the funeral service at Beulah Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Beulah Cemetery Association, c/o Wanda Chapman, 226 Beulah Rd, Monticello, AR or Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, c/o Barbie Eubanks, 178 Longview Rd., Wilmar, AR 71675.