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Maxine Marlow, 91, of Mount Vernon, formerly of Bluford, Illinois passed away July 29, 2017 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor. She was born February 26, 1926 in Dahlgren, Illinois to Elmer and Madge (Guthridge) Allen. She married Onis T. Marlow on November 26, 1944 and he preceded her in death on October 7, 2010.
Maxine is survived by her son, Terry Marlow and wife, Tina of Bluford, Illinois; daughter, Trena Cook and husband, Don of Tennessee; One granddaughter, Kasey Young and husband, Kevin of Bluford, Illinois; One sister, Mary Chambliss of Wayne City, Illinois; and one brother, Max Allen and wife, Lee of Frankfort, Kentucky.
Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Madge Allen; husband, Onis T. Marlow; daughter, Theresa Marlow; and foster brother, Edgar Atchison.
Maxine worked on the family farm alongside her husband Onis for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, friends, and the simple pleasure of living and working on the farm.
Funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 10:30 am at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with Rev. Don Rector officiating. Visitation will be on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 5-8pm at Hughey Funeral Home.
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.
Published on July 31, 2017
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