Sunday, July 29, 2007

Alma A. Maxwell Dies At Age 70

undated unknown newspaper clipping from Grandma Grace's book.

Mrs. Alma A. Maxwell, 70, a former resident of Route 4, died at 8:25 a.m. Sunday in the Sunnyview Nursing Home where she had been a resident since March 23 1976.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday from the Memorial Chapel of the Blackmore-Whitaker Funeral Home. The Rev. Roy Sparks of California, Mo. will officiate. Burial will be in the Springer Cemetery, northwest of Brimson.
A family visiation is scheduled from 7:30 to 9 o'clock p.m. tonight at the funeral home.
Mrs. Maxwell was born Aug 29 1907, in Harrison County, a daughter of John and Cathryn Brown Arney. On Dec. 24 1924 she was married to James Maxwell at Bethany. They lived in Harrison and Grundy counties all their married life.
Mrs. Maxwell was a member of the Mount Pleasant Number One Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, James of the home on Route 4, two sons, Clyde Maxwell of Excelsior Springs, and Jasper Maxwell of Kansas City, Mo; four sisters, Mrs. Carrie Fears of Trenton, Mrs. Ethel Hickman of Spickard, Mrs. Sarah Terhune of Kansas City, Kan., and Mrs. Ada Kinder of Ridgeway; one brother, Franklin Arney of Gilman City; three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, a twin, Mrs. Zelma McCloud; Mrs. Verna Alexander and Mrs. Ina Keuhn; and two brothers, Guy Arney and Jasper Arney.

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