Jay M. Mayberry


Jay M. Mayberry, age 53, of Pocahontas, passed away Thursday, July 16 at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia. Funeral services for 53 year old Jay M. Mayberry will be Tuesday, July 21 at 11:00 am at Meridith Funeral Home in Pocahontas. Burial will be in Brown Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Bond County Humane Society or Food Pantry.

Jay was born January 30, 1962, to William and Bonnie (Nee Shinn) Mayberry in E. St. Louis, IL.

He attended services at United Methodist Church, Pocahontas, IL. He worked as a landscaper and later became a painter for several years. Jay played in various bands throughout the years. He loved playing guitar and singing and played the harmonica on occasion. He was an animal lover. He loved water sports and riding dirt bikes.

He is survived by his sister, Marcia Ross, Centralia, IL; niece, Amy (Dan) Eller; great-nieces, Emma and Greta.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Bonnie Mayberry.

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