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Sophie Mayes

Thursday, January 8, 2004

EAST PRAIRIE - Sophie Ann Mayes, 59, formerly of Hammond, Ind., died at 7:55 a.m. Jan. 6, 2004, at the East Prairie Nursing Center.

Born June 9, 1944, at Hammond, daughter of the late Leo Ralph Frank and Anna Mae Kosinski, she lived in East Prairie for the last two years and was of the Catholic belief.

On June 6, 1962, she married Roy L. Mayes who preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 1996.

Survivors include: one son, Eugene Mayes of East Prairie; one brother, Ralph Frank Leo "Butch" Kosinski of Las Vegas, Nev.; four sisters, Barbara Thomas of Las Vegas, Geraldine Kosinski of Chicago, Ill., Violet Powell of Pennsylvania and Gloria Kosinski of Gary, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Gloria Mayes; and one brother, Michael John Kosinski.

Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Saturday at Shelby Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery with Berl Britt officiating.