Saturday, July 28, 2007

Honey Maxwell

hand dated Aug 3 1977 unknown newspaper clipping from Grandma Grace's book

Grove, Okla.-Mrs. Honey T. Maxwell, 72, Grove, died at 8:30p.m. Monday at Grove General Hospital following a short illness.
She was born on Feb. 14 1905 at Mountain Grove, Mo. She married John Maxwell on March 4 1939 in Kansas City, Mo. She was a Registered Nurse and worked at the Kansas University Medical Center for many years. From 1942 to 1945 she was a nurse in the United States Air Force Hospital in Denver, Colo., and Boston, Mass. She worked as a dental technician at Kansas City, MO from 1956 until moveing to Grove in May 1965.
Mrs. Maxwell had a weekly fishing report radio program on KGLC in Miami, covering Grand Lake for many years. She formed the Cherry Red Auxiliary at Grove General Hospital and was appointed director of the program. She also worked with the Candy Stripers at the hospital. She was instrumental in bringing the bloodmobile to Grove and Delaware County.
Mrs. Maxwell was a chairman of the Grove Library Board for six years. She worked the last three years in the Grand Lake Tourist Center. She was a member of the Grand Lake Business and Professional Women's Club, serving as president in 1966 and as District No. 1 director for the Oklahoma Federation in 1968. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Grove Chamber of Commerce, Grand Lake Association, and a charter member of the Women of the Moose.
Survivors include her husband, John Maxwell, and two grandsons.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Grove Methodist Church, with the Rev. Gary Graham officiating. Burial will be in Olympus Cemetery at Grove under direction of the Worley Funeral Home.

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