Norman W. Mayes, 80, of Glen Carbon, Ill., formerly of Collinsville, Ill., born May 13, 1935, in Kinderhook, Ill., passed away Monday, December 14, 2015, at his residence.
Norman earned a Bachelor degree in Education from Western Illinois University and a Master's degree in Education from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. He was retired after many years as a Principal and teacher at the former North Junior High School in Collinsville. In his younger years he was an Assistant Principal at Webster School in Collinsville, Ill. He was a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge 910 in Hull, Ill., and was a Navy veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lorenzo Shelton and Rachel, nee Hinch, Mayes; two sisters, Vivian Higgins and Patricia Ledbetter; and a brother, Shelton Mayes. .
Norman is survived by his wife, Peggy, nee Glenn, Mayes whom he married Aug. 19, 1961; three sons, Bradley G. Mayes and his wife, Carolyn, Dick Mayes of New Ipswich, N.H., and Mark W. Mayes of Holiday Shores, Ill.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Research or the Hospice of your choice, and will be received at the funeral home.
For condolences go to: barrywilsonfuneralhome.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, December 17, 2015, at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, Maryville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, December 18, 2015, at the funeral home with Rev. Brad Thomas officiating. Graveside burial with military honors will be at 2 p.m. Friday, December 18, 2015, at Grand View Burial Park, Hannibal, Mo.
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Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Dec. 17, 2015