Yola Mae (Richardson) Mayfield
Yola Mae (Richardson) Mayfield, 89, of Post Falls, Idaho, passed away
on August 1, 2020.
Yola was born in Joplin, Missouri, on June 17, 1931, to Robert and
Charlotta Grace Richardson. She was married to Floyd Leon
Mayfield on March 18, 1951. They raised their family in Wallace, Idaho.
Yola was a homemaker and lovingly raised five children. She was very
active in their lives and the lives of their friends. She was a Camp
Fire Leader, Ceramic Teacher and volunteered in numerous activities
involving her children.
Yola enjoyed doing ceramics, crocheting, playing pinochle and various
arts and crafts projects. She shared her passion for this by passing her
knowledge down to her children and grandchildren. Her legacy continues
to follow with these skills learned as her children pass them onto their
children and grandchildren.
Yola is survived by her daughters, Sharon Nelson of Mullan, Idaho,
Sheila Mayfield of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and Kimberly Mayfield of Coeur
d’Alene; daughter-in-law Terrie Capparelli; son-in-laws Jack Wolfe, John
Nelson, and Mac Casavar; grandchildren, Marissa Wolfe, Jennifer Nelson,
Kendra Toland, Kresta Gribble, Angela Starkey, Matthew Walker, Kristen
Walker; and numerous great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren,
nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
Yola is preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Floyd L. Mayfield;
daughter, Suzetta Wolfe; son, Dale Mayfield; grandson, William Nelson;
her parents and seven brothers and sisters.
Due to the COVID pandemic, a memorial will be held at a later date.
Burial will be at Day’s Cemetery in Osburn, Idaho. Arrangements are
being handled by Shoshone Funeral Service.
Memorial donations may be made to Shriners hospitals
The family of Yola Mayfield wishes to thank the residents and staff at
Bestland Senior Living, The Bridge at Garden Plaza and Kindred Hospice.
Messages of condolence may be shared with the family at www.shoshonefuneralservice.com. Shoshone Funeral Services, Kellogg, is assisting the Mayfield family with arrangements.