He is preceded in death by his dear wife Edith Caroline Mayhew; parents, William Ezra Mayhew and Emma Alice Dearing. Survived by daughters, Diane Ford of Franklin, TN, Claudia (Mark) Mendenhall of New Braunfels, TX, and son, Dr. Paul (Linda) Mayhew, Jr. of Franklin, TN; grandchildren, Christopher Ford, Jonathan (Holly) Ford, Sarah (Jeremy) Flick, David (Tiffany) Mendenhall, Allison Mayhew, Dylan Wyer, Katherine Mendenhall, Micah (Rivka) Wyer and Ruth Mayhew; great grandchildren, Justus & Jadyn Ford, Eleanor Mayhew, Madeline & Abner Flick, Mary Frances Ford and Parker & Caroline Mendenhall; special friends, Gary & Helen Francis. A private family service will be held on Saturday, May 3rd at East View Cemetery, Dr. Cecil Sewell, Jr. officiating, followed by visitation for friends of the family from 1-2PM at First Baptist Church Family Life Center. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Tennessee Baptist Children’s Homes, Memorial and Honor Gifts, P.O. Box 2206, Brentwood, TN 37024-2206.