Graveside services were held Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Chattanooga National Cemetery in Chattanooga, Tenn., with the Revs. Shawn Meed and Jim Wallace officiating.
Visitation was at Heritage Funeral Home in Chattanooga, Tenn., Tuesday, Sept. 18.
Memorial donations can be made in her name to the charity of one’s choice.
Condolences may be offered online at www.heritagefh.com.
Mrs. Mansfield was born July 5, 1924, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., a daughter of the late John Drapes Sr. and Muriel Martin. She spent much of her youth in Stevens Point. She moved to Norfolk, Va., during World War II, working in the war department.
She was married to Riley Garnett Mansfield. He preceded her in death.
After the war they moved to Chattanooga, Tenn., where they were one of the five founding families of St. Martins Episcopal Church in which she served in a leadership capacity for many years. In the late 1960s and 1970s, she opened the Town Crier, a gift and art gallery business.
Survivors include three sons, Harry and Michael, both of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Patrick, Jamestown, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one brother, John Drapes Jr.