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Eleanor Belle Mayes

December 2, 1925 - August 14, 2020

Eleanor Belle Mayes, was born December 2, 1925 in Springfield, IL.  The daughter of Elmer E. Weller and Mable Kincaid O’Hara. She married Robert L. Mayes, he died July 5, 1988.

Mrs. Mayes was a homemaker and assisted her husband with Mayes Trucking Business. She also worked at Hobbs Manufacturing and the Illinois Secretary of State. She was a member of Cherry Hills Baptist Church and the Del Phi Sunday School Class.

She is survived by one son, Robert L. (wife, Dorothy) Mayes, Jr.; one daughter, Mary J. (wife, Cindy Davidsmeyer) Mayes; six grandchildren, Robert “Rob” Lee Mayes III, Apryl Kay Mayes, Greg Mayes, Sarah Mayes, Joyce Nichols Kuhn, and Jill Nichols Jackman; several great grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren; two brothers, Robert C. Weller of Springfield and Joseph O’Hara of Rochester; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her parents and spouse, Robert; one daughter, Bobbye E. Nichols; one son, Gary W. Mayes; five brothers, Elmer L. Weller, William O’Hara, Richard O’Hara, Charles O’Hara, and John Oliver Chittick; and two sisters Barbara J. Falconer and Betty Jean Chittick.

Visitation: 10-11 am, Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Funeral Service:  11 am, Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with Pastor Jeff Nelsen officiating.

Private burial will take place at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Cherry Hills Baptist Church Youth Group.

CDC Protocol shall be followed.

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, August 22, 2020

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Saturday, August 22, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Cemetery Information

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map

Private burial will take place at Camp Butler National Cemetery.


Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Cherry Hills Baptist Church Youth Group.


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