Patsy Mayfield Macon – Wake Forest Obituary

Patsy Mayfield Macon

Dec 1, 1931 – Mar 10, 2017

Patsy Mayfield Macon, 85 of Wake Forest, NC passed away peacefully on Friday, March 10, 2017 at Transitions LifeCare, Raleigh NC. She was born in Pickens County SC to Jesse Earl Mayfield and Edna Whitt Mayfield. Patsy attended Anderson College and worked as a telephone operator. During that time she met an Air Force Sergeant, Horace Macon, who had stopped by the house to deliver a message to her sister, June. The message was from June’s husband who was headed out of the country on a tour of duty. Soon after, she began dating and then married that Sergeant in 1954 and moved to Wake Forest, NC. Patsy loved baking cakes and bread, growing flowers (especially roses) and loved her family and friends dearly.

A Celebration of Life will be held 3:00 PM Sunday, March 26 at Woodland Baptist Church. Burial of Patsy Macon and Horace Macon will follow in the Woodland Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be in the Woodland Baptist Welcome Center immediately following the Burial Service.

Patsy Macon is survived by her children: Melody M Allen (Luke), Robin M Whitt (Mitch), Horace Macon, Jr (Amy); grandchildren: K. Sean Finch (Jen Vieceli), Jennifer Ball (Mitch), Sean Allen, Genevieve Dasher (Jimmy), Nicholas Macon, Emily Macon; great-grandchildren: Carson Ball, Shilo Carter, Mason Ball; sisters: June Rochester, Susan Pitts (Lane). She is preceded in death by her husband Horace Macon, grandson Garrett Whitt and brothers: Jesse E. Mayfield Jr, John R. Mayfield.

She was a member of Woodland Baptist Church and a member of Wake Forest Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #292 for over 50 years.

Memorial contributions can be made to The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

A service of Bright Funeral Home, 405 South Main St. Wake Forest, NC, 27587. (919-556-5811)

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