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Eula Mae Mayo

September 11, 1938 - September 13, 2021

Mrs. Eula Mae Perkins Mayo, 83, of Richmond, VA transitioned peacefully in the arms of our Heavenly Father on Monday, September 13, 2021. She was born on September 11, 1938, to the late Cecil and Creola Perkins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepmother Chaddy Perkins, husband Frank Mayo, siblings Preston Perkins, Cecil Perkins, Jr, Michael Perkins and Saundra Perkins; a grandchild and two great-grandchildren lost at birth.

Following her graduation from high school, Eula began her working career. She worked in the dietary department at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville, VA for many years. Upon relocating to Richmond, VA, she began working at the Medical College of Virginia Hospital, from which she retired. Eula enjoyed the simple pleasures of life-spending time with family, shopping, cooking and encouraging others through greeting cards.

She leaves to mourn her loss, her sons, Frederick Mayo of Richmond, VA, Wendell Mayo (Teressa) of Amherst, VA; siblings, Edith Farrar and Sytonnia Gage both of Richmond, VA, James Perkins (Linda) of Detriot, MI, LaVella Joplin of Belleville, IL, Nathaniel Perkins (Carol) of Waynesboro, VA, Prestine Warren of Williamson, WV, and William Perkins of Queens, NY; grandchildren, Francisco Mayo (Stephanie), Marquita Stewart (Marcus), and Anthony Mayo (Rocio); great-grandchildren, Miguel Mayo, Manuel Mayo, Morgan Mayo, Jayce Mayo, Xhaiden Mayo, Kairo Mayo, Kaliyah Mayo, Zaniyah Mayo; a special devoted caregiver Mary; a host of loving nieces, nephews, other wonderful relatives and friends.

Acknowledgements

Words cannot express the gratitude we feel for all the love and support shown towards us during this time. Thank you for your continued prayers. Special thanks to the staff at Glenburnie Rehabilitation and Nursing Center and Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital for the care you all gave to our mother/grandmother. A special thanks to Mary for being a devoted caregiver. Sincere appreciation to Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 24, 2021, at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, Va. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home. Please follow the rules and regulations for COVID-19, masks are required.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.

Condolences & Tributes

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Many of my childhood years were spent in “the house on the hill” with Uncle Cecil and Aunt Chaddie Bee. Eula Mae will always be a part of those happy memories. May she take her heavenly rest and rejoice with our ancestors.

Posted by Sandra Murphy on September 25, 2021

I will miss you more than I could ever say Aunt Eula. I’m praying for all during this difficult time. Aunt Eula continue to rest peacefully. ❤️

Posted by Asia C on September 24, 2021

Will miss your smile and caring nature. Prayers to all for comfort and peace during this difficult time. May you Rest In Peace Aunt Eula Mae.

Posted by Michelin on September 23, 2021

Aunt Eulamae, You sweet spirit will surely be missed. Now that you’re in Heaven give Grandma and Grandpa hugs from me. Gonna miss your big loving hugs and beautiful smile. To our family may God continue to bring us comfort during this difficult time. Love you Michele Shelton and Family (Tracy, Jeremie, Domonique and Christian)

Posted by Michele Shelton on September 23, 2021

Aunt Eulamae, You sweet spirit will surely be missed. Now that you’re in Heaven give Grandma and Grandpa hugs from me. Gonna miss your big loving hugs and beautiful smile. To our family may God continue to bring us comfort during this difficult time. Love you Michele Shelton and Family (Tracy, Jeremie, Domonique and Christian)

Posted by Michele Shelton on September 23, 2021

Aunt Eulamae, You sweet spirit will surely be missed. Now that you’re in Heaven give Grandma and Grandpa hugs from me. Gonna miss your big loving hugs and beautiful smile. To our family may God continue to bring us comfort during this difficult time. Love you Michele Shelton and Family (Tracy, Jeremie, Domonique and Christian)

Posted by Michele Shelton on September 23, 2021

To our beloved sister and aunt; May you forever rest in peace

Posted by Sytonnia Gage and children on September 23, 2021

My heart will miss you forever, you became my second mom and I will never forget your love and kindness! You have been the best grandma to our babies ! You leave great memories and a beautiful legacy! My sincere condolences to the Mayo family!

Posted by Irma Gholson on September 21, 2021

P raying for Peace and Comfort. We will Love You & Miss You Always!!!

Posted by Andrea Denise & Cliff Thornburg on September 19, 2021

We're sending our love and condolences to the Mayo family.

Posted by John McDaniel and Karen McDaniel on September 17, 2021

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