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Maxine Maybelle May


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Maxine Maybelle May Obituary
Maxine Maybelle May, 91, of Allen, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2016, at Hillsdale Hospital. She was born May 1, 1925 in Allen Township MI to Edward and Mabel (Van Nasdale) Shafer. A 1942 graduate of Allen High School, Maxine worked most of her adult life on their dairy farm. She was a devoted, hard working wife and mother, and she enjoyed gardening and preserving vegetables for her family.

On October 14, 1944 she married L. D. May, and he preceded her in death in 1995 after 50 years of marriage.

Survivors include three sons, Derald May of Berrien Springs; Marion (Sue) May of Allen; Jay (Cheryl) May of Niles; one sister, LaVeeda (Othel) Clawson of Allen; ten grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Dixie Lee May and Beth Ann May; and three brothers, Roland, Galen "Star", and Charles Shafer.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel, Quincy. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Reverend Alan Fenstermaker officiating. Interment will follow in Allen Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Reading Emergency Unit.

To view this obituary or send condolences, visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Aug. 30, 2016
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