Matalane Preston

Matalane Mayo Preston, 89, of Hamburg, died at her home on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. Matalane was born on July 5, 1930 in Jones, La., to George Naff Mayo and Bertha Leliah Manning Mayo. She was a cosmetologist and a salon owner. She was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Preston; two brothers, George Mayo Jr. and Eugene Mayo; one sister, Eloise Johnson; and one great- granddaughter, Britny Kiana Montgomery.

Survivors include one daughter, Debbie Preston Lawrence and spouse Alton of Conroe, Texas.

She was also survived by four grandchildren; two brothers, Derwood Mayo and spouse Shirley of Amity, and Billy Mayo and spouse Louetta of Crossett; two sisters, Mettie Sue White of Magnolia, TX and Betty Smith and spouse Ben of Crossett,, and a number of nieces, nephews and friends.

A memorial service was 10 a.m. Sept. 5, at South Side Baptist Church in Hamburg.

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