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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Apr 2, 2018
Dennis Mays, a retired legal advisor and law enforcement professional from Jackson, died on Feb. 21. He was 65. Mays was born in Virginia and became a commander in the U.S. Army, serving as a paratrooper in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division. He spent many years in law enforcement, training officers in West Tennessee and even working as a Special Agent with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. He earned his law degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and upon his retirement was serving as a legal advisor as well as working as a flight instructor. In lieu of flower, the family requested that memorial contributions be made to the Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund, 119 Oil Well Road, in Jackson.