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Maggie Black Rayfield

Jan 10, 2020 08:47AM

Maggie Black Rayfield


CHERRYVILLE – Maggie Levada Black Rayfield, 99, of Cherryville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 in Crawford, Georgia. She was born March 4, 1920 in Cleveland County to the late Joseph Thomas and Cleo Davis Black. She was a member of Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church. She was a devoted Christian who walked very closely with God. Maggie was an excellent cook and loved to spend time with family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Otto Floyd Rayfield; daughter, Patrisha Hainstock; grandchildren, Koby Rayfield, Shannon Denise Cox, and Scott McLeymore; and nine siblings.

Survivors include her sons, Dennis Rayfield and wife, Diane of Blacksburg, S.C., Rev. Gary Rayfield and wife, Judy of Peoria, AZ, and Keith Rayfield and wife, Millie of Kings Mountain; son-in-law, Robert Hainstock; grandchildren, Leslie Rayfield, Scott Rayfield, Daphne Albritton, Chris Rayfield, Carrie Johnson, Kim Trampota, Sara Vance, Joseph Rayfield, Andrew Rayfield, Greg McLeymore, and Lachelle Crosby Kasey Solis, and Calista Whitney; 32 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great-grandchildren.

The family received friends Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 from 3 to 5 p.m., at Carpenter – Porter Funeral & Cremation Services.

Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 at 2 p.m., at Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church with Rev. Greg Neely officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.  

Condolences may be made to

Carpenter – Porter Funeral & Cremation Services served the family of  Mrs. Rayfield.