Stella Ann Maxie, 81, of Oak Ridge, TN (formerly Ashville, OH), passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, TN. She was born on September 1, 1938 to the late Mae and Joe Payton in South Shore, KY. Stella loved being a homemaker and previously worked at Federal Glass, worked for travel agencies in Circleville and Oak Ridge and was a realtor for Linda Brown Realty.
Stella was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years Earl Maxie in 2016.
Stella is survived by her son Joseph Maxie (Debbie) of Oak Ridge, TN; Grandchildren Beth Raisor (Kris), Natalie Jenkins-Rice (Jason) and four great- grandchildren Abram and Reese Raisor, Isaac and Everly Jenkins-Rice all of Lenoir City, TN. Brother Don Payton (Diane) of South Shore, KY and sister Phyllis Hamblin of Circleville, OH, nieces and nephew Cindi Rogers (Mike), Jill Whalen (Anthony) and Jeff Payton (Nete). Great nieces Shelby, Tara, Kristin, and nephews Sam and Seth.
A family graveside service will be held at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, July 2nd at Reber Hill Cemetery, Walnut Township. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to: Rick Brown VFW Post #7941, 3301 Northup Ave. South Bloomfield, OH 43103. Online condolences to olivercheekfuneralhome.com.
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