Mt. Vernon Register-News


October 5, 2013

Maxine Wolfe

Maxine Wolfe, 87, of Mt. Vernon, died 10:57 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon.

She was born Thursday, Aug. 12, 1926, in Wayne County, the daughter of Allen Levi and Frances Belle (Fleeharty) Morris. She married George Washington Wolfe on Nov. 19, 1967, in Flora. He preceded her in death on Feb. 10, 1985.

Maxine worked as a sales clerk at a Mammoth Department Store and later as a Central Supply sterilizing and stocking medical equipment at St. Mary Hospital in Centralia. She enjoyed quilting, embroidery, the ocean and horses. She was a member of Community of Christ Church – formerly known as Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints – where she was well known for sending church bulletins away to members in college and overseas in the Armed Forces. Every year she helped cook and serve meals to kids at youth summer camps. She enjoyed weekly movie nights with her friends and will always be remembered for sending Hallmark cards to her loved ones for every occasion.

She is survived by two sons, Nash Harrison New and wife Betty of Naples, Fla. and Neil Allen New and wife Carrie of Springfield; daughter, Bonnie Dismang and husband Rob of Mt. Vernon; two stepchildren, Jerry Bruce and wife Betty of Kansas City, Mo. and Harlene Miller and husband Charles of Kansas City, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Abbey Philpot and husband Joshua, Sarah Wilson and husband Aaron, Anna Dismang, Jacob Dismang, Whitney Dunkel, Jaclyn New and Samantha New; five stepgrandchildren, Lori Martin and husband Curtis, David Miller and wife Tani, Cindy Bargas and husband John, Cheryl Constance and husband Steve and Cathy Lysinger and husband Jim; five great-grandchildren; 10 stepgreat-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Della Morris of Fairfield.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; grandson, Jeremy New; and two brothers, Glen Morris and Delbert Morris.

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