OBITUARY

Elvin Clithero Maxwell

February 2, 1924December 28, 2018

Elvin Clithero Maxwell, 94, formerly of Vandalia, MO passed away Friday, December 28, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, MO Elvin was born near Gazette, MO on February 2, 1924, to Homer and Luella Clithero Maxwell. He attended Vandalia High School and served in the military in World War II. He married Patsy Sue Brown on April 23, 1949, who preceded him in death August 25, 2015 after 66 years of marriage. He was employed by Harbison-Walker Brick Refractories until his retirement in 1989 and was a member of First Baptist Church in Vandalia. He enjoyed gardening but found joy in his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Claude, Lloyd, Ernest and Verle and two infant sisters. Survivors include his daughter and son-in law, Linda and Larry Jones; grandchildren Ken (Sheryl) and Doug (Gina) Jones and Beth (Ted) Hopkins; great-grandchildren Rylie, Skyler, Grady, Logan, Zoe and Olivia Jones and Thomas and Emma Hopkins; several nieces and nephews. A public graveside service will be held Monday, December 31, 2018 at the Vandalia Cemetery at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Vandalia Cemetery Association or St. Luke’s Hospice House, Kansas City, MO.

  • FAMILY

  • Linda Jones, Daughter
  • Ken Jones, Grandchild
  • Doug Jones, Grandchild
  • Beth Hopkins, Grandchild
  • Rylie Jones, Great Grandchild
  • Skyler Jones, Great Grandchild
  • Grady Jones, Great Grandchild
  • Logan Jones, Great Grandchild
  • Zoe Jones, Great Grandchild
  • Olivia Jones, Great Grandchild
  • Thomas Hopkins, Great Grandchild
  • Emilia Hopkins, Great Grandchild
  • Mr. Maxwell also leaves several nieces and nephews to cherish his memory.

Services

  • Graveside Service Monday, December 31, 2018
REMEMBERING

Elvin Clithero Maxwell

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neita Geilker

December 29, 2018

Thinking of you, Linda and Larry, and as you experience these days of grieving and putting away grief. He lived a long and fruitful life.
Love,
Neita

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY