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Carlos Dale (Hooker) Mays, 75, Green Co., KY (1947-2022)

Carlos Dale "Hooker" Mays of Grab passed away on Monday, June 27, 2022 at his home. He was 75 years old.

There will be graveside services for Carlos Dale "Hooker" Mays held at 3pmCT on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at the Russell Cemetery in Green County, with Bro. Twyman Davis officiating. Full military honors will be conducted by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

Carlos Dale "Hooker" Mays, son of the late Limuel Ernest Mays and Vanada Judd Mays, was born on Sunday, April 27, 1947 in the Grab Community of Green County.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Russell Creek Missionary Baptist Church. Mr. Mays formerly worked in maintenance for the Green-Taylor Water Company and had worked with Leftwich Drilling. He was also a Vietnam Veteran having served in the United States Army from June 1966 until June of 1972.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife of 39 years, Freda Anne Robertson Mays of Green County having united in marriage on June 25, 1983.

Other survivors include two sons: Joshua Mays and his spouse, Joshua Westbrook of Pennsylvania, and Jarrod Mays and his wife, Jalyn of Greensburg; a son-in-law: Dewayne Harmon of Greensburg; six grandchildren: Jordon Harmon, Jessica Walters, Colton Moore, Liam Mays, Barrett Mays, and Baiyler Mays all of Green County; a great-granddaughter: Reagan Walters; a brother and sister-in-law: Randy and Sally Mays of Greensburg; a niece and nephew: Brent Mays and Brandy Mays Curry; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mr. Mays was also preceded in death by a daughter: Carol Anne Harmon on May 19, 2022.

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Gideon Bible Fund, which can be made at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Jarrod Mays, Josh Mays, Colton Moore, Josh Westbrook, Jessica Walters, Jordon Harmon, Brandy Curry, Brent Mays, Randy Mays

Special Small Pallbearers: Liam, Barrett, and Baiyler Mays, and Reagan Walters

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Carlos Dale (Hooker) Mays, 75, Green Co., KY (1947-2022)

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