Obituary: Margaret Ezell Maxwell

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Margaret Ezell Maxwell, 92, of Unionville, died Sunday, June 21, 2009, in Shelbyville.

Mrs. Maxwell was a native of Bedford County. She was retired after many years of working in the pencil industry in Shelbyville and Lewisburg and was a homemaker. Mrs. Maxwell was a member of the Unionville United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur Cecil and Annie Mai Purvis Ezell; husband, Thomas H. Maxwell; brother, Ernest Ezell; and twin sister, Mary Ezell Berryhill.

She is survived by her sister, Virginia Ezell Smith of Bell Buckle; niece, Drusilla (Jeff) Shires of Unionville; nephews, William Clarence (Ann) Cooper of Unionville, Larry (Sue) Smith, Tony Raye Smith, and Randy J. Smith, all of the Longview Community; five great-nieces; six great-nephews; nine great-great-nieces; and 13 great-great-nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Eddie Smith officiating, followed by burial in Unionville Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Unionville Cemetery, c/o Peggy Orrell, 1427 Hwy. 130 East, Shelbyville, TN 37160.