Mrs. Lizzie Maye

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Funeral services for Mrs. Lizzie Hodges Maye of Americus, Georgia will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church with Rev. Ted Walters officiating. Burial will follow at Staley Memorial Gardens.

Ms. Lizzie “Liz” Hodges Maye was born on Thursday, January 12, 1950 to the late Clifford and Inez Hodges, but she was raised by the late Dan and Gussie Walters. Liz was a 1968 graduate of A.S. Staley High School. For many years she was the owner and operator of Captain’s Hair Dimensions in Americus, GA and also served faithfully as a funeral attendant at West's Mortuary. Liz was a member of Queen of the South Eastern Star Chapter #70. Liz departed this life on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the Medical Center of Central GA.

Liz touched the hearts of many and was a true blessing to all who knew her. She was preceded in death by two sisters, two brothers and a devoted niece: Mattie Mae Walters, Hattie Mae Walters, Wallace Lewis, Jerimiah Lewis and Emma Jean Lockett.  She leaves to celebrate her life two sons: Robert Maye of West Palm Beach, Florida and Kelvin Maye of Americus, Georgia; six brothers: Dan Walters of Americus Georgia, Nathaniel Hodges of Ellaville Georgia, Gene Hodges of Atlanta Georgia, Larry Lewis (Bridget) and John Lewis of Quitman Georgia and James Wiley of San Diego California; three sisters: Mary Walters of Americus Georgia, Mattie Hodges and Mary Ann Lakes (Allen) of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; five grandchildren: Aron Baisden, Ashona Mann, Jarvis Gray, Nicholas Maye, and Robert Mann; four devoted nephews: Barry McGrady (Bridget), Corey Lockett (Kierra), Ted Walters (Trudy) and Roy Foster (Tee); two devoted cousins: Darrell Walters, and Christine Walters; five devoted friends: Sylvia Ann Collier, Tommie McCuller, Brenda Holmes, Dorothy Perkins and Pattie Young; devoted classmates, great grandchildren and a hostof nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.

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Leroy "Billy" Terry United States
2/11/2017 3:25:42 PM #

Leroy Terry


Jacqueline D. Walker United States
2/12/2017 8:03:26 AM #

   With deepest sympathy to the family. May each of you be blessed, and your
   Faith strengthened during the days ahead.


A Friend United States
2/13/2017 5:31:08 AM #

We have a promise from the Almighty God Jehovah at Revelation 21:4 that states,"and he will wipe away tears,and death will be no more...",this promise will be fulled in the near future. Hope and faith in God promises will comfort your heart at this time of sorrow.(John 5:28,29),(1John 5:7).


Frances King United States
2/13/2017 10:45:55 AM #

May Jehovah give you and your family comfort at this time of sorrow. The God of all comfort who comfort us in all our tribulations in which we can comfort others. 2Corinthians1:3&4


O Castleberry United States
2/15/2017 6:59:54 AM #

It is sad to lose a loved one to death, I extend my condolences to you all. May Jehovah(Psalms 83:18) the God of tender mercies and comfort, provide you all support throughout your grief. 2 Corinthians 1:3, John 5:28,29


2/23/2017 10:05:41 PM #



Carolyn McDonald-Nelson United States
8/11/2019 5:18:30 AM #

I think about Liz and her warm and sweet personality. She offered me a free hairdo when I lost my grandmother "Mrs. Mae Coley". I know this condolence is late but I still think of her often. Love and prayers to the family.


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