Maxine (Brown) McClendon
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Maxine (Brown) McClendon
December 20, 1930 - July 14, 2011

Maxine Brown McClendon passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the age of 80 in Carrollton, Texas on July 15, 2011. She was born on December 20, 1930, in Mt. Sterling, Alabama to parents Eddie Brown and Willie (McGrew) Brown.

Maxine was preceded in death by her husband Leo W. McClendon, Sr.; sisters Mary Ridgeway and Oradee Blanks; brothers Grady Brown and Mervin Brown. She leaves in mourning, sisters Earnestine Brown Jones and Elva Brown Whitman.

Maxine is survived by her eight children, Clinton J. Brown; Marilyn McClendon Davis; Ceril C. McClendon; Leo W. McClendon, Jr; Jerry L. McClendon; Lynn C. McClendon Polk; Frieda N. McClendon Washington; and Victor L. McClendon; as well as 26 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends who will miss her dearly.

Maxine was a dedicated, loving wife, mother and friend to all who knew her. She accepted Christ at an early aged and enjoyed her involvement in women's ministry at St. Mary's United Methodist Church where she was a member. Maxine was a gifted soloist and continued her ministry by encouraging people and uplifting them until the end with songs and praise.

Visitation was on Wednesday, July 20th from 6-8 p.m. at Rhoton Funeral Home with funeral services on Thursday, July 21st at Covenant Church in Carrollton. Interment followed in the Furneaux Cemetery

Rhoton Funeral Home directed services.

 


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