Wanda Mayo, 87, of Clifton, Texas passed away at her home surrounded by family on Sunday, July 18, 2021. Memorial services will be held on Friday, July 23, at Marshall & Marshall Funeral Directors Chapel, 201 N. Bosque St. Whitney, Texas 76692 with visitation beginning at 12:00 p.m. followed by the service at 1:00 pm.
Wanda was born August 29, 1933 to Elton and Bessie Voss in Sulphur Springs, Texas. She was a very sweet, loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She was always a hard worker and loved working. Wanda worked as a Unit Secretary at Charlton Methodist Hospital in Dallas, Texas for many years driving all the way from her home at Lake Whitney. She loved working with the doctors and nurses and received recognition for her dedication. Wanda was a devout Christian and a member of the Apostolic Tabernacle in China Spring. She loved her pastor, Brother Daywitt, and all of her church family. She was blessed with a beautiful voice and would sing in church with the congregation. Wanda lived near her daughter, Donna, and her sister, Pat, who provided daily loving care in her final years. All of her children and grandchildren were very devoted to her and loved her so much.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Mayo; her parents, Elton and Bessie Voss of Waco; five brothers, Kenneth, Billy, James, Gary and Mark Voss; three granddaughters, April Elliott, Shannon Carrington and Ashley Bishop; and one grandson, Kevin Mayo.
Survivors include her sister, Pat Schmitz, of Clifton; daughter, Connie Partain and husband, Nick, of Kaufman; son, Jerry Mayo and wife, Wanda, of Forney; son, Darrell Mayo of Galveston; and daughter, Donna Christine Najera and husband, Danny, of Clifton; 9 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; and 11 great-great grandchildren.
Burial will be at Waco Memorial Park 6623 S. Interstate 35 Waco, Texas 76706 at 3:00 p.m.
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