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Maxine Brown

August 10, 1937 — April 27, 2014

Maxine Brown August 10, 1937 - April 27, 2014

Maxine E. Brown, age 76, of rural Minnesota Lake, died peacefully on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at the McRaith Funeral Home & Crematory of Waseca. Interment will be held at the Woodville Cemetery in Waseca.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. and for one hour prior to services at the funeral home on Wednesday.

Maxine Eva, the daughter of John and Lola (Biggerstaff) Walker, was born on August 10, 1937 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. She was united in marriage to John Jefferson Wilson Jr. in South Carolina. They were blessed with nine children before John passed away on July 13, 1988. Maxine later married John Avery Brown and he also preceded her in death. She enjoyed singing, dancing, playing her guitar, listening to Blue Grass and Gospel music and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Julus Ray Parker of Charlotte, NC, Minnie Cooke of York, SC, Debbie Cook of York, SC, Glenda Benton of Minnesota Lake, MN, John Wilson of Bessemer City, NC, Ruthie Brindle of Bessemer City, NC, Alex Wilson of Catawba, South Carolina, Scott Wilson of Monroe, NC, Kay Trant of Burlington, NC and Mary Boatwright of Rock Hill, SC; her 29 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren; her sister, Hazel Craig of Mount Holly, NC, and by many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; and by her siblings.

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