Joyce B. Mayes

Joyce B. Mayes, 58, of Colonial Heights, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Southside Regional Medical Center.

Born in Japan on Jan. 21, 1956, Joyce was preceded in death by her father, Lawrence James Beasley.

Joyce loved to fish, talk on her CB radio and was an animal lover.

She is survived by: her husband of 40 years, Arthur L. Mayes; son, Anthony Mayes and wife, Katrina of Colonial Heights; mother, Teiko S. Beasley of Colonial Heights; sister, Irene B. McFalls; numerous brothers and sisters-in-law; aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; and her dog, Bandit.

Funeral services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Colonial Heights/Petersburg SPCA, P.O. Box 1174 Petersburg, VA 23804.

Arrangements by the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard. Condolences may be registered at

Funeral Home

E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory
2033 Boulevard  Colonial Heights, VA 23834
(804) 526-3400

Published in The Progress-Index on Mar. 16, 2014