Clipped From The McIntosh County Democrat
. »* MrS. r ranCIS MaXey Rites Held For Mrs. Francis Ann Maxey, 99, of Checoah died Monday evening at a Checotah Nursing home following a long illness. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Smith Funeral Chapel with Rer verend Tollis Nelsonofficiating. Burial was in Carr Creek Cemetery. Mrs. Maxey was born August 26, 1874 in Van Buren, Arkansas. She was a long-time resident of Checotah. Survivors include five, sons, Ed and Virgil both of Checotah, Don and George of Santa Clara, California, and Hay ward Woodall of Delaware; five daughters, Mrs. Iva Strong and Mrs. Frances Cates both of Checotah, Mrs. Ida Lawrence and Martha Vaughn both of Santa Cruz, California, and MaryMcKeen of Boone ville, Arkansas; two sisters, 40 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.