Avenal State Prison (ASP) reported the passing of retired Associate Warden Willie Mayfield on April 17.

Mr. Mayfield started his career with CDCR on Jan. 31, 1985, at the California Rehabilitation Center as a Procurement & Services Officer II. On Jan. 1, 1990, he promoted to ASP as a Business Manager II. At ASP, he promoted to Correctional Business Manager I, on January 6, 1994, and then promoted to Correctional Administrator on March 1, 1998. Mr. Mayfield officially retired from ASP on May 1, 2004, as an Associate Warden.

Viewing: Friday, April 24, 4-7 p.m., Phipps-Dale Mortuary, 420 W. D St., Lemoore.
Funeral: Saturday, April 25, 11 a.m., South Valley Church, 1050 W. Bush St., Lemoore.
Burial will follow at Lemoore Cemetery, 14491 N. Lemoore Ave., Lemoore