Born November 28, 1941, at Acme, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence Clayton “Hoppy” and Alma Opal Vance Eads. Also preceding her in death was her husband, Jimmie Ed Vance; one son, Kevin James Vance, and two brothers, Darrell Eads and Jack Eads.
Maxine was a dedicated homemaker who enjoyed cooking and taking care of her home. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, Brooke, Hunter and Cameron. Maxine also enjoyed raising plants, especially roses, caring for her family, keeping in touch with out of town family and friends through facebook, and playing spider solitare.
Those left to miss her are her three children, David (Jennifer) Vance of Winfield, and Debra (Kevin) Mathis and Brian (Stephanie Blankenship) Vance, both of Davin; one brother, Harry (Marnell) Eads of Stratford, Conn.; five sisters, Ruth (Ralph) Mezzoni of Mt. Sidney, Va., Barbara (Robert) Petry of Cabin Creek, Sandra Howsare of Handley, Janet (Tom) Zerbe of Dunbar, and Corrine (David) Scott of Poca; two sisters-in-law, Carol Eads of Poca and Sue Eads of Milford, Conn.; three grandchildren, Brooke Mathis of Davin, and Hunter Vance and Cameron Stoops, both of Winfield; many nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Memorial services will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, March 2, at Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Brian C. Baker officiating. At Maxine’s request, her remains have been cremated.
Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home of Man.