Obituary: Mary “Joan” Mayhew

Mary “Joan” Mayhew, 83, died Jan. 16, 2015 at Riverview Health in Noblesville. Born Oct. 7, 1931 in Eagletown, she was the daughter of Frank F. and Mary Floy (Edwards) Gilpin.

She was self-employed as a housekeeper for many years and attended Eagle Creek Evangelical Friends Church.

Survivors include her children, Danny (Jean) Mayhew, Steve (Suzy) Mayhew and Jeff (Judy) Mayhew; sisters, Jane (Bernard) Roudebush and Jo Francis; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a daughter.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Bus, Gene, Sonny and Jim Gilpin; and sisters, Kate Jones, Maxine Davis, Virginia Castor and Betty Wilkerson.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Jan. 19 at Eagletown Cemetery, 17802 Eagletown Rd., in Westfield. Online condolences may be made at