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Lora Alice Maxwell

April 19, 1920 — September 18, 2014

Lora Alice Jones Maxwell, Age 94 years, 4 months, 30 days, of Whitley City, Kentucky, passed away on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Baptist Regional Hospital Corbin Kentucky; she was born to the late Rev. G.P. Gilson Jones and Rachel Elizabeth Worley Jones on April 19, 1920 at Ritner Kentucky.

Lora’s final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that she had touched in some large or small way throughout her long blessed life; she went to sleep here and awoke in the presents of Jesus.  

Lora is survived by children; Leonard Maxwell of Elkhart, Indiana, Irene Maxwell Strunk, and (Lewis Ed Strunk) of Whitley City, Kentucky, Lenville Maxwell and (Brenda Maxwell) of Whitley City, Kentucky, Jackie Maxwell Strunk and (Larry Strunk) of Revelo, Kentucky, Donna Maxwell of Lexington, Kentucky, Sister; Nina Cotterman of Sidney, Ohio, Sister- in-law; Vivian Maxwell, Grandchildren; Kimberly Miller, Greg Maxwell, Eddie Strunk, Timothy Maxwell, Sherrie Sewell, Michael Strunk, Samantha Craig, Jonathan Strunk, Sarah Maxwell Sammons, Amanda Maxwell Marlow, Christopher Maxwell, Melissa Maxwell, James Derek Sumner, Rachel Chitwood, Tyler Vanover, DeDee Vanover, and twenty-two great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

Lora is preceded in death by her husband Marvin C. Maxwell, Children Boyce Dean Maxwell, James E. Maxwell, Billy E.Maxwell, Harold R. Maxwell and Jennifer Maxwell, Daughter-in-law Barbara Maxwell, Grandchildren; Gennavie Maxwell, Daniel Maxwell, Brothers; Richard Jones, Monroe Jones, James Oscar Jones, Paul Jones, Silas Jones, Sisters; Cella Bell Abbot, Elizza Jones, Bessie Jones, Levada Corder, Nanny Phillips, Nova L Zada Jones Wood, Ava Marie Jones Wood, Lela Jones Tucker.

Lora was a member of Flat Rock Missionary Baptist Church, where she was loved by all. She loved her church and all who attended church with her. Many of her Sunday school sisters in the lord she would often mention. Her last wish was made known shortly before her going to sleep to her pastor, Danny Staley, that she wanted him on her funeral; she also loved Roger Bryant who will also be conducting her funeral, Lora would say “Let’s Smile and Have Church”. Lora loved to cook for her family and could make the best blackberry cobbler among her many specialties. Lora has passed into her eternal life that God promised to all who would believe on his only begotten son and will be sadly missed here by her family and many friends old and young alike.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the Flat Rock Missionary Baptist Church; with burial to follow in the Taylor Ridge Cemetery.
McCreary County Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Ms. Lora Maxwell.
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