Anderson-Clayton-Gonzalez Funeral Home

1111 Military Pkwy, Mesquite, TX


Kathleen Maxwell

November 25, 1923May 12, 2019

Mary Kathleen Maxwell was born as Mary Kathleen Malloy on November 25, 1923 in Dallas Texas. She passed away on May 12, 2019 in Irving Texas. She was known by her middle name, Kathleen. She grew up in old south Dallas and graduated from Forest Ave High School (now known as Madison H.S.) in 1942. She lived on Bourbon Street in South Dallas. Bourbon Street was located close to the railroad and when the train slowed down; she would see men jump out of the railcars. This was a common activity during the Great Depression. She grew up during Prohibition and she remembered when a neighbor got busted for making and selling liquor. All the bottles were broken on Bourbon Street by the government agents! Kathleen married Riley Maxwell on November 27, 1948. They met at a dance and married 3 months later, moved to South Dallas for a short time, and settled in Oak Cliff in 1950 to raise their family. Her hobby was her family. She would attend all the family sporting activities, family reunions and holiday activities. She is preceded in death by her husband Riley F Maxwell, son Joe Maxwell, parents, Wright and Connie Malloy, brother, Michael Malloy, sister, Mary Francis Spivey. She is survived by her son, Gary & his wife Judy Maxwell of Rowlett TX, daughters, Linda Gilmore of Eureka Springs AR and Connie Blazek of Irving TX. She is also survived by her grandchildren, David Gilmore, Julia Maxwell, Joshua Blazek, Lauren Maxwell, Emily Maxwell, and Libby Maxwell; great -grandchildren, Noah Gilmore, Emma Gilmore, Haiden Maxwell and Lylah Maxwell. And many nieces and nephews.


  • Visitation Sunday, May 19, 2019
  • Rosary Service Sunday, May 19, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, May 20, 2019
  • Committal Service Monday, May 20, 2019


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Denise McWherter

June 8, 2019

Connie and Joshua, so sorry to hear and see this but your mom was a good mom and grandmother. I enjoyed her as a neighbor on Rocklake Ct. I will never forget meeting her and she would say my name is Kathleen, not Mary! Connie please stop and still see me when u are in the area. Denise across the street.

Teresa Maxwell Mcdaniel

May 16, 2019

Aunt Kathy was my Father Cecil sister in law. Our fAMILY spent many weekends at each others houses or Granny Maxwells in Comanche Texas. Aunt Kathleen with the other women would be in the kitchen helping get meals ready for our combined family of 25 or more. What fun times hearing the stories but making memeroies. Later the fun times we all had sking,fishing,dominoes and conversation at ours and Roys lake lots. RIP with your LOVE ones and hug My parents. I'm sure the dominoes are out waiting on you to join. We love you and will miss you.

Kay Keith

May 16, 2019

Kathleen was my aunt,my Mother's sister. She visited our house many times as I was growing up. I always enjoyed her visits. She was like my mother, a very nice,sweet lady. Enjoyed listening to the stories her and mother would tell about their childhood. Gary,Linda and Connie may God be with you all during this time. It's very hard losing a mother but remembing the times you had with her will be comforting. Aunt Kathleen you are home now with mom,dad,your brother Michael and your sister Mary. What a reunion.

Linda and Ron Davis

May 15, 2019

A special lady who had a heart of gold . Was always a pleasure to see her and spend time with . RIP