Maxine's Story

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Maxine Davis, 77, of Terre Haute, was called home to be with the Lord on Dec. 31, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Maxine was born Jan. 7, 1940, to Archie Sherman Purcell and Josie Eveline Davis Purcell.
She attended and graduated Gerstmeyer Tech High. She worked over 40 years as a CNA and ended her career as a caregiver throughout the community for over 15 years. Maxine was a devoted mother and grandmother to her entire family. She enjoyed listening to her gospel music, knitting blankets and crocheting, as well as reading books in her free time.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Archie Purcell and Josie Purcell; four sisters, Lena, Josephine, Barbara and Mary Linda; and two brothers, Henry Herschel and Maurice.
She is survived by her 10 children, Dale Carson Sr., Don Carson, Tawana Hatfield (Rod), Lucille Smith, Allen Pruden, Ross Pruden, Myron Pruden, Byron Pruden, Anita Rae Bell and Sawanna Davis; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Memorial service will be Saturday, Jan, 6, 2018, at Covenant Church of Jesus Christ, 1108 8th Ave., Terre Haute. Visitation ll a.m. until services at 1 p.m. Russell Funeral Home assisted with arrangements
Published on January 4, 2018
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