Princeton, Indiana Newspaper, February 2004


FRANCISCO—Maybelle M. Maxam, 98, died on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004 at 1:30 p.m. at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Oakland City.

            She was born in Francisco on March 2, 1905.

            She was a housewife and spent most of her life in the Francisco and Princeton communities. She attended the Francisco Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey (Buck) Maxam in 1982; son Jerry D. Maxam in 1992; parents, Elza and Nora (Hussey) McConnell; three sisters, Nigel Wilhite, Grace McConnell and Hazel Mowry; and three brothers, Bert, Dale and James McConnell.

Survivors include her sister, Dottya Young of Princeton; brother, Don McConnell of Francisco; daughter-in-law, Madean Clarkson; eight nieces and nephews, James Mowry, Michael McConnell, Kanda Walden, Becky Richeson, Connie Amis, Stanley Young, Myra Robling and Kathleen McEllhiney; and special caregiving great-nephew, Kerry D. Wilhite.

Graveside services will be held on Sunday at 2:45 p.m. at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Princeton. Rev. Tarrell Thompson will officiate. Friends may call from 1 until 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Colvin Funeral Home. Family and friends will go in procession to the cemetery for the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.