Heaven gained a beautiful Angel, Anna Raye Maxwell, age 81, entered heaven’s gates on Monday, January 27, 2020. A loving mother and homemaker, she was a remarkable cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family, especially over the holidays. She enjoyed reading, writing stories, sewing, gardening and flowers, but her greatest love was for her loving husband and children. She touched the lives of many with her beautiful warm smile, loving, caring, and giving personality. She will be greatly missed by all. Anna was born in Washington, Oklahoma and resided at the Greenbrier Nursing and Rehab Center.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Steven Maxwell (Jennifer) of Clinton, Todd Maxwell (Marita) of Clinton, Mark Maxwell (Regina) of Conway, Paul Maxwell (Teresia) of Damascus; daughters, Debbie Brown (Eugene) of Tennessee, Ebra Owen (Steve) of Tennessee, Sherry Willey (Rick) of Jonesboro, Sue Brannon (Brian) of Jusdonia; siblings, Lowell McClendon, Linda Baker, David McClendon; 19 beautiful grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, friends and other family members.
Anna is preceded in death by her parents, Everett McClendon and Lola Bagley; husband, William George Maxwell; siblings, Kay White and T.H. McClendon.
Pall bearers are Steve Maxwell, Todd Maxwell, Rick Mashburn, Paul Maxwell, Jennifer Smith and Sherry Willey.
Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with services starting at 12:00 p.m., Friday, January 31, 2020 at the First General Baptist Church in Clinton with Brother Bob Bagley officiating. Burial will follow at the Bluffton Cemetery.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to all the staff at the Greenbrier Nursing and Rehab Center for their loving care.
“Our dear sweet mother, go fly high, fly high with daddy, we will meet you in heaven.”
Arrangements entrusted to Clinton Funeral Service. To sign Anna’s Book of Memories, please go to www.clintonfuneralservice.com.