Mary Maxwell
Tuesday
24
July

Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Wright Funeral Home
220 N Walnut St.
Philippi, West Virginia, United States
(304) 457-2121
Wednesday
25
July

Visitation

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Wright Funeral Home
220 N Walnut St.
Philippi, West Virginia, United States
(304) 457-2121
Wednesday
25
July

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Wright Funeral Home
220 N Walnut St.
Philippi, West Virginia, United States
(304) 457-2121

Obituary of Mary Maxwell

Mary Lee Maxwell, age 91 a resident of Sturmer St. in Belington passed away Sunday July 22, 2018, at Ruby Memorial Hospital following a sudden illness.  Mary Lee was born October 15, 1926 in Simpson, WV the daughter of the late Lawrence and Carmie (Marks) Whitehair.  On August 19, 1943 she was united in marriage to Frank E. Maxwell who preceded her in death. 

 

She is survived by two daughters, Charlotte Maxwell of Belington

Lisa Kay (Todd) Boylen of Galloway

 

Mary Lee had one granddaughter, Lora (Brian) McElroy of Philippi

 

Three grandsons, Jeff (Delores) Snider of Clemtown

Todd (Courtney) Boylen, Jr. of Philippi

Travis Boylen of Galloway

 

Great-grandchildren- Nikki Paugh, Nathan Paugh and wife Bethany and Logan Boylen

 

Great great-grandchildren, Zoey and Cooper Ryan and Ryker Paugh

 

Mary Lee also opened her arms and heart to three foster grandchildren- Emory, Dylan and Ryker.

 

She is also survived by a very special niece, Peggy Jo (McNeff) Felscher

 

Mary Lee is also preceded in death by her eldest daughter, Terry Jo Snider; step-son, Eugene Maxwell; Mary was the last surviving member of her immediate family having been preceded in death by four brothers, Hayward, Water, Robert and Roland Whitehair, two infant brothers, Coy and Harry Whitehair; Alberta Exline and Vieva McNeff. 

 

Mary was employed by Carnegie Funeral Home for several years. She was an advocate of emergency services where she belonged to the Auxiliary at Flemington EMS, she supported Barbour Co. EMS, Belington EMS and Taylor Co. EMS as much as possible. 

 

Mary Lee was a wonderful mother, grandmother and friend.  Her last words were “don’t worry about it”.

 

Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 from 4-8pm and on Wednesday, July 25th from 8am-1pm the service hour with Pastor Jon Villers officiating.  Interment will follow in the Simpson Cemetery.  

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