Betty J. Maxwell

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Betty J. Maxwell, 84, passed away at 6:37 a.m. on Monday, March 10, 2014, at her residence.

Betty was born June 6, 1929, in Astoria, Ill., the daughter of Roy and Edie Weese Kinkead. She married Phillip L. Maxwell on November 29, 1947, in Quincy; he preceded her in death.

Betty was a graduate of Astoria High School in 1947. She was a representative for Avon for 28 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Phil Maxwell; one daughter, Jennifer Maxwell; and two brothers, Herbert and Harold Kinkead.

She is survived by her daughters, Sharon (husband, James) Stickel, of Springfield, and Marilyn Kuykendall, of Chatham; four sons, Bob (the late Jan) Maxwell, of Rochester, Tom (wife, Jannie) Maxwell, of Little Rock, Ark., Jimmy Maxwell, of Springfield, and Mickey (companion, Mary Kay Lentz) Maxwell, of Springfield; one daughter-in-law, Donna Maxwell, of Springfield; fifteen grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

Visitation: Family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield.

Funeral Ceremony: 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home with Celebrant Judy Woerner officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

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Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home
900 South Sixth Street Springfield, IL 62703
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