Joan K. Mayfield

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Joan K. Mayfield, a resident of Canyon Lake, passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at St. Luke's Baptist Hospital in San Antonio at the age of 74. Joan was born on November 9, 1938 in Brooklyn, NY to John Patrick Soden and Kathleen O'rourke Soden. She later married Luke "Rifleman" Mayfield in New Braunfels on June 1, 1985. She was preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband, Luke Mayfield on August 20, 2012; sister, Rita McGrath and by a son-in-law, Robert King. Survivors include her sons, Alan and Michael Webb; daughters, Joan King and Beverly Garcia and husband, John; brother, Jack Soden; step-children, Ken Mayfield, Ron Mayfield, Debby Phillips and Shelli Carr; 20 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren with one on the way. Memorial services will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, December 14, 2012 at the Lux Funeral Home Chapel.

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  1. My Dearest Friend, i will miss you till we meet again, we had a lot of history together and i am grateful for that we sure did have a good time.Rest in Peace my friend I LOVE YOU Maggie

  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with all. We will always remember Joan and Luke as they treated us as family when we lived there.

  3. Don’t cry because its over, smile because it happened. ~ Dr. Susse 🙂 I love you grandma I still intend on going to your house and watching our favorite shows like we use to do everyday when I would come over after school. <3

  4. My sister in-law Joan had humor,compassion,loved children & animals. Had her ups & downs, always did her best to move forward in life. Memories: Ron & I visited in April. All dined at Antler’s, their favorite restaurant. Shared Ron & Joan’s Brooklyn/Port Monmouth,NJ youth. Mine: Time w/her & Luke in TX starting @ Starting Gate & my home in New Braunfels, they married on the front lawn. Joan called me “Hazel”. Luke made porch swing,etc. Joan made a stuffed Bunny (still have it). We cooked NJ pasta vs Tx grub. “Staying In The Loop”! Stories,babysitting,families,holidays,laughs, hugs, joys & sorrrows. Now both are gone. Miss calling u on wkends sending u updates & pics, ur laugh. I love u, rest in peace, be with loved ones passed before u & look down from heaven with a “smile” on all those you love. I will meet u again… I believe u are in a better place; wish it could have been later than sooner. Rest in Peace. God Bless! Linda Tobias-Soden xox & Ron McGrath

  5. Beverly, John, and Beckums, how happy I was to meet Joan so long ago. Immediately, she was special in our lives for her acceptance and love for our Gentry, which at the time was a tall order for most people as you well know!! 🙂 She is our Gramma Joan to this day and forevermore. You and your family are in my prayers that you may feel comfort, peace, and strength. I’ll be in touch Beverly…love to all..and love to sweet Joan… The Walkers

  6. In loving memory of Joan Mayfield, we are saddened by the sudden loss of your Mom Bev. We have been privileged to know her through you for all these years. She is alive as always to us through all the kindnesses and love you shared about her, for her and learned from as well. It was beautiful to see such a close and abiding relationship between Mother and Daughter, your love for her was inspiring and deeply noted by us. We send peace and love to you, your family and friends as the grief journey unfolds. All our love, jan and stanley

  7. To Joan’s extended family; I share your loss and feel your sorrow. I miss Joan already, I’ve been thinking of our early days in N.J. “THE COUNTRY”.I feel the warm memories of” THE STAND, RITTERS and Bachstadts and Leonardo High School. All great memories. I will pray for her and her family. God bless all. From your cousin James.

  8. God Bless you and your family, Joan. You know we love you; our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. God loves you and so do we. Cheryl, Justin and Ardyn Craig

  9. We were all blessed to have known for so many years. When I met her I asked her if she was from England!!!She got a kick out of that! We have many pictures and memories of her and Luke through all these years and I cherish them……Heaven needed another Angel!

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