Willie Saye Maxey, 93, died Tuesday, July 8, 2008, at her residence.
Born in Madison County, she was the daughter of the late Delow and Claudia Willingham Williams. She was a member of Bluestone Baptist Church. Mrs. Maxey was preceded in death by sons, David, Harry and Tommy Maxey; a brother, James Williams; and sisters, Elizabeth Autry and Mamie Hewett.
Survivors include children and their spouses, Lois and R.G. Payne, Hull, Richard Maxey, Colbert, Beverly and Lester Dove, Danielsville, Kathy and Gary Keene, Colbert; sister, Jennie Ree Dixon, Athens; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 11, at 11 a.m., at Bluestone Baptist Church with the Revs. Ray Jenkins and George Lovely officiating. Her grandson, Lamar Scarborough, will also be speaking. Burial will be at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church cemetery. Grandsons will be pallbearers.
Flowers will be accepted.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.