Milton ‘Pete’ Maxie

Published 10:19 am Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Funeral services for Milton “Pete” Maxie are Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at 2 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church in Jayess. A Masonic graveside service will follow in the Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. William Wall will be officiating the services. Pallbearers are Steven Maxie, Brad Coleman, Scott Johnson, Matt Maxie, Terrell Rutland, Taylor Rutland and Jason Ard. Honorary pallbearers are Wayne Rutland and Claude Cate. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation will be Tuesday, June 23, 2015, from 5 until 8 p.m. and will continue Wednesday, June 24, 2015, from 1 p.m. until the time of service at Wilson Funeral Home.

Mr. Maxie, 63, of Ruth, died Sunday, June 21, 2015, at his residence. He was born in Prentiss on Feb. 11, 1952 to Mr. Claude Johnson Maxie and Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Cliburn Maxie.

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Pete loved spending time with his grandchildren and deeply loved and took care of his family. He loved hunting, fishing, camping and playing with his puppy-dogs.

He is preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law, Jerry Rutland of Ruth; brothers, Albert Lewis Maxie and Charles Lee Maxie; and one sister, Sadie Davis.

Survivors are his wife, Sherry Maxie, of 32 years; mother-in-law, Ramona Rutland of Ruth; son, Shannon Maxie and wife, Dehna, of Bogue Chitto; daughters, Mona Usher and husband, Mike, of Fredericksburg, Texas, Charra Coleman and husband, Brad, of Ruth, Jenny Gomez and husband, Tony, of Ruth; brothers, Dell Maxie and wife, Ronnie, of San Juan, Texas, Bob Maxie and wife, Mary, of Monticello; and one sister, Helen Salminen and husband, Harold, of Hibbing, Minnesota; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and his special companion, Sassy; along with a host of family and friends.

The family request donations be sent to Providence Baptist Church Cemetery.

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