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Ida Frances Maryland Mayer

July 3, 1935 ~ April 26, 2022 (age 86)

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Ida Frances Maryland Mayer, affectionately called Maryland, was born July 3, 1935. She left this earthly realm Tuesday, April 26, 2022 A native of Prosperity, SC, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Benny and Lillie Mae Caldwell Mayer.

She attended Howard School in Prosperity, SC.

 As a young adult, she moved to Montclair:, NJ in 1957 where she lived a number of years, later moving to Chicago, IL to live with her sister. Maryland was a devoted and loving aunt who cared and help reared her nieces and nephews. She live a simple but meaningful life, and loved traveling with her family.

Maryland joined Antioch Baptist Church at an early age. She was a member of the Ladies Aide Society.

Predeceased siblings: Brothers: James Arthur Mayer, Adam B, Mayer, Herbert Benny Mayer, Timothy Mayer, Johnny Webster Mayer, Jasper Mayer; Sisters: Virginia Mayer Jones, Doris Mayer Neealy, Edna Ruth Mayer McMorris.

Loving Family: Brother, Billy B. (Bobby) Mayer, Newberry, SC; Sisters Willie Mae Mayer Brown, Greenville, SC; Betty Jean Mayer Corley, Norristown, PA; Jeanette Jackson, Dalzell, SC; Lillie Tobe, Columbia, SC; Sister-in-law, Rose G. Mayer, Montclair, NJ; 150 plus Nephews, Nieces, Great Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Great Nephews, Great Great Nieces, Cousins, Devoted Friends.

We call your name Ida Frances Maryland Mayer so you will never be forgotten now resting in God’s arms! You were loved by so many!

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel.  Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens.  Public viewing will be on Friday, May 6, 2022 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel.  A mask is required to enter the funeral home.

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May 6, 2022

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel

Funeral Service
May 7, 2022

11:00 AM
Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel

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