Gloria Maxey

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Bishop - Mrs. Gloria Herndon Maxey, 66, of Bishop, went home to be with the Lord on September 8, 2011. She was born on January 10, 1945 in Athens. She graduated from Athens High School in 1963 and on November 23 of that same year, Gloria married Henry Maxey of Oconee County. They made their home in Bishop where they raised three children. Mrs. Maxey was a member of Church of the Nations. Gloria was a devoted wife and mother who enjoyed writing poetry, traveling to the Great Smoky Mountains, and her affiliation with the Athens High School Alumni Association. Also known as Dodie by her eight grandchildren, nothing gave her greater joy than loving and spoiling each of them.
Mrs. Maxey was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Shackelford Herndon. Gloria is survived by her husband of 47 years, Henry Maxey, and their children, Beth Maxey Dillard, Mike & Tammy Maxey, and Keith & Angie Maxey. She also leaves her eight beloved grandchildren: Julianne Dillard, Joshua Dillard, Jamiellen Dillard, Alana Maxey, Preston Maxey, Melissa Maxey, Joshua Garrett and Michael Garrett.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, September 10 from 6 until 8 p.m. at Church of the Nations. The homegoing celebration will be held on Sunday, September 11 at 2 p.m. at Church of the Nations. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park. Pastor Tracy Reynolds and Dr. Mel Holmes will officiate.
Memorials may be made to Church of the Nations Building Fund 8780 Macon Highway Athens, GA 30606. The family wishes to thank Odyssey Hospice for their compassionate care.
A.E. Carter Funeral Home has care of arrangements. www.aecarterfuneralhome.com
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on Sept. 10, 2011