Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Evie Maxwell Dies at V. Brown Home

Rites Tuesday at 11A.M. At Cat Creek Church For Near Brimson Resident
Evie Maxwell of northwest of Brimson died at 11 o'clock Sunday night at the home of a sister and brother-in-law, Mr and Mrs Vermal Brown of Trenton. Miss Maxwell entered a local hospital about 2 weeks ago and was later taken to her sister's home. She had been a cripple since she suffered an attack of polio when she was nine years old.
She was born April 7 1902 on a farm in Harrison County and lived on the same farm all her life. She was one of eight children of Thomas Whitten Maxwell and Gilly Higdon Maxwell. She was a member of the Cat Creek Baptist Church and of a national shut-in society.
Besides the sister at whose home she died she is survived by her parents; a sister Mrs Minerva Brown of Brimson; three brothers, James Maxwell of Brimson, Lelland MAxwell of Hiawatha, Kan., and John Maxwell of Kansas City; four nieces, Charlene Ann, Sharon Kay, and Janet May Brown and Marsha June Maxwell; and two nephews, Jasper and Clyde Maxwell.
The body is at DAvis Funeral home. Funeral services wil be conduted by the Rev. C.E. Sharrow at 11 o'clock Tuesday morning at the Cat Creek Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

typos in bold: Lelland should be LELAND, Janet's middle name is spelled MAE (I think? now I'm not so sure...) and Marsha's middle name is JANE.
unknown undated newspaper clipping from grandma grace's book

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