Elder Mayhan Obituary (1952-2021) – Camden Wyoming, DE


Elder Anthony
David Mayhan
Elder Anthony David Mayhan was born on October 20, 1952 in Grant, W.Va. born and received his wings on October 13, 2021.
Anthony D. Mayhan was a loving father and grandfather. He was determined to live his life through Christ. He was faithful and always worked to improve his relationship with God. His favorite songs were “Your Grace and Mercy” and “I’m a Soldier in the Army of the Lord”. Anthony always had a smile to greet you, a smile to make you laugh, and a spirit of togetherness.
His home church was the Canaan Land Church in Gretna, Virginia. Anthony moved to Delaware 21 years ago for a fresh start. He was a member of the Whole Truth Church of God in Christ under the direction of Elder Robert Williams in Viola, Delaware. He received a ministerial training under the direction of Elder Williams. He also attended Bishop Boyd’s School of Knowledge in Dover, Del.
His final duty from God was to postpone his membership in the Center of Faith Church of God in Christ under the direction of Superintendent Gentry Butler Sr. Elder Mayhan, who served as Superintendent of the Sunday School and never missed a Sunday.
He was married to Senora Hairston on June 30, 1983. In 1988 they had a child; It was followed by Renita Mayhan and three grandchildren – Anthoney, Deshiya and Narlea Paige.
Anthony was the eighth of eight siblings. In death he was preceded by his parents James and Edmonia Mayhan; a sister, Marie Simmons; five brothers, Willie, James, John, Emanual, and John L. He leaves a sister, Nancy Mayhan Fenton of LaJolla, California. He left behind a host of cousins, nieces, and nephews, as well as a family of friends. He is also survived by his loyal 20 year old girlfriend, Sarah L. Butler.
A memorial service will take place on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at the Center of Faith Church of God in Christ, 120 S. Governors Avenue, Dover, DE 19901, where a tour will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. takes place: 30 p.m. Sunday. The Commitment Service will be held on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Sharon Hills Memorial Park, Sharon Hill Road, Dover.
Online condolences can be sent via www.pippinfuneralhome.com

Published by Delaware State News on October 22, 2021.

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