August 31, 1934 - January 3, 2021
Funeral services for Mrs. Tomye Jones Maxey, 86, of Carthage, Texas will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Central Baptist Church with Dr. Charles Dodson, Rev. Paul Guinn and Rev. Monty Pierce officiating. Burial will follow in the Odd Fellows Cemetery under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Wednesday night at the funeral home. Mrs. Tomye Jean Jones Maxey was born August 31, 1934 in Jonesboro, LA. She passed this life on January 3, 2021 in Carthage, Texas. Tomye was the oldest of three born to the marriage of Prentis Earl and Myrtice Beatrice Lawrence Jones. She was raised and schooled in Carthage graduating with the Bulldog class of 1952. She went to Panola Junior College and the Gradwall School of Medical Technology in St. Louis, MO. Tomye married Andrew Lee Maxey December 7, 1956 and they celebrated 64 years of marriage. Mrs. Maxey worked as a lab and x-ray tech at Panola General Hospital and the Carthage Medical and Surgical Clinic, and Dr. W.C. Smith for over 40 years. She was a lifetime member of Central Baptist Church, active in Sunday school and mission trips where she served as a cook. She loved time with her family, camping all over the United States, reading, sewing, and puzzles were her favorite. She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Tommy Lee Maxey; brother, Prentice Edward Jones; and brother-in-law, Donnie Kasper. Mrs. Maxey is survived by her devoted husband, Andrew Maxey of Carthage; sons, Ricky Wayne Maxey and wife Sheila of Marshall, and Steve Maxey and wife Sandra of Carthage; sister, Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Jones Kasper of Carthage; grandchildren, Ethan Maxey, Erica Maxey, Jessie Maxey; and great granddaughter, Leah Rose Maxey; along with numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends. The family request in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.
Funeral services for Mrs. Tomye Jones Maxey, 86, of Carthage, Texas will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Central Baptist Church with Dr. Charles Dodson, Rev. Paul Guinn and Rev. Monty Pierce officiating. Burial will follow in... View Obituary & Service Information
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