Barbara Ann Price Mayfield

December 16, 1933May 6, 2013

Mayfield, Barbara Ann Price Julian, age 79, of Knoxville, died on Monday, May 6, 2013, 4 ½ years after suffering a massive stroke. Barbara taught Special Education in the Knoxville City, Knox County, Atlanta Metro, and Alabama School Systems for forty five years after graduating from the University of Tennessee in 1968. She continued her studies earning her Master’s Degree and completed course work for her doctorate. She graduated from Young High School in 1952. Barbara spent many years coaching Special Olympics and helping various special needs childrens charities. She attended St. James Episcopal Church on Broadway. Barbara was preceded in death by parents, Harvey and Sophia Miller Price, step-father, Houston Riggs, step-brother, Roy Riggs, and step-sister Elnora Riggs Burritt. She is survived by husband, Jack Mayfield of Knoxville; daughters, Andra Julian-Overbay, Linda Julian, Ellen Julian O’Dell all of Knoxville; Jamie Jill Julian of Greeneville and their father James Roland Julian of Knoxville; sister Katherine Price Simonds of Knoxville; step-sister Fay Riggs Buck of Buck County, Pennsylvania; step-son Jason Mayfield of Tampa Florida; and granddaughter Christina Johnson Williams of Knoxville. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. The family wishes to express a special thanks to her lifelong friends the Large sisters, Shirley Ryan, and Betty Phiffer. Family and friends will meet at Woodlawn Cemetery on Friday at 10:00 AM for graveside services, Rev. Chuck Webb officiating. Family will receive friends on Thursday from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway. Condolences may be offered at


  • Visitation Thursday, May 9, 2013
  • Graveside Service Friday, May 10, 2013

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July 17, 2013

Linda and family
As you know I have known your mom since high school. She accomplished much in her lifetime. She was a very caring person. We have had many long talks over the years. She was special to me and I will miss her.
My love to you and your family.

Yvonne Eldridge

Brenda Edmundson

May 20, 2013

Linda, Andra and Ellen,
I enjoyed getting to know your mother. She was a wonderful teacher and friend to special needs children. May your memories of her bring you peace.

May 11, 2013

Samita Baker Frei so sorry for your loss

Cara Bentley

May 10, 2013

Linda and family...It was such a pleasure to care for your Mom, she was always a joy to visit with. May you find comfort and peace in your time of loss, your family is in my prayers...

Joe Davenport

May 10, 2013

To Andra, Linda, and Ellen. Your mother has known me longer than anyone else in the world-- longer than I've had a memory. A dear and true friend,I shall miss her greatly.

May 9, 2013

Melaney, Bates, and I offer our condolences. We know that your family will hold happy memories of your Mom close to your heart forever. God be with you.
Michelle Stephens(Ida Lou's daughter)

Tammy Christopher & Conald Hawn

May 9, 2013

Linda and Family,

So sorry to hear of your loss. Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.

Hubert Miller Family

May 9, 2013

We are sure sorry that such a vibraant life went away too soon, to all the family try to remember all the good things and the good times, happy memories will help you through the next days and weeks of missing your Mom ,Grandmother, and wife. may you find comfort in our prayers and thoughts. The Hubert Miller Family.