JANI (WILLIAMS) MAYFIELD
Jani Yvonne (Williams) Mayfield, 69, of Saint Louis Park, MN., died May 2, 2020.. She was born to young parents Maurice Crider and Cladine (Williams) Douglas on April 19, 1951 in Ewing, Missouri and adopted by her maternal great uncle and aunt, Orville and Hazel Williams. She was raised in Canton, Missouri along with her Aunt, Shirley Williams Carter.
Jani, lovingly called, Jan attended Canton High where she excelled at both academics and athletics. She married after high school and traveled to various states before settling in Minneapolis. Jan loved her faith and her family. Jan accepted Christ at an early age and loved attending church.
Surviving are six children, Michael Angelo McBride, Rochelle Jeanette McBride-Churchill, Lamar Randall McBride, Erica Drew Mayfield, Eric Wayne Mayfield (Shenia Hill) and Kasi Kristine Mayfield, 21 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren andlong-time special companion, Jonathon (Cutter) Campbell.
Also surviving are her mother, Cladine Williams Douglas, siblings, Shirley Williams Carter, Jerry (Trish) Douglas, Carl Douglas, Darrell Douglas, and Kendrick Douglas, Melva (Leroy)Douglas-Hamilton, Diana (Steve)Parks, Keith (Julia) Douglas, Rev. Bruce (Madge)Douglas, and Dennis Douglas, and relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eric Mayfield, adoptive parents, Orville Williams and Hazel (George) Williams Hale, maternal grandparents, Harry Williams and Golda (Artie) Williams Manley, and step-father, Melvin Douglas.
Graveside services and burial will be held Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Forest Grove Cemetery in Canton, MO with Pastor Jerry Douglas officiating. Visitation will be held from noon until 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Davis Funeral Home in Canton.
Online condolences may be left at www.davis-fh.com
The Davis Funeral Home in Canton is handling arrangemens.
Pallbearers will be: Carl Douglas, Kendrick Douglas, Keith Douglas, Bruce Douglas, Dennis Douglas and Steve Parks
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