Lynn Mayfield, 74, went home to be with our Lord on Friday, August 16, 2013, in Corinth, Texas. She was born May 26, 1939, near Fayetteville, NC, to Dorothy and G.W. Stephens.
She is survived by her husband of 19 years, Jim Mayfield; one brother, Ronald Stephens of Prattville, AL; three daughters, Stephanie Rose of Bakersfield, CA, Melanie Bristow of Corinth, TX, and Kerri Blevins of Shady Shores, TX; and six grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 20, at First Baptist Church of Corinth, 3033 Meadowview Drive, Corinth, TX.
Lynn retired from Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Dallas where she worked as a synthetic organic chemist. She attended Wake Forest University and the University of North Carolina on scholarship, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Oklahoma University. During her career, she wrote and co-authored over 25 scientific publications, as well as, obtained her Teaching and Cytology certifications. She was a past Vice President of a biochemistry lab, was listed in "Who's Who in American Women" (1985-1987), and, served two terms on the Corinth City Council (2003-2007).
Now in God's arms, may your pain be gone, your tears wiped with love, and your heart feel eternal peace.
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