It is with regret we announce the passing of Mrs. Maxine LaRue Walker, age 70, of Flintville, TN Mrs. Walker passed away Saturday April 9, 2022, at Lincoln Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.
A funeral service will be held at 10 am Thursday, April 14, 2022, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Bob Jared officiating. Burial will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 5 pm until 8 pm on Wednesday, April 13 at Higgins.
Maxine was born October 1, 1951, in Knoxville, TN to the late Edward and Hazel Beatrice Whitson LaRue. She worked at Goodman for many years and was a member of the United Methodist Church of Lynchburg. Maxine also enjoyed basket making and she loved her family. She cared deeply for her son and grandchildren, and there was nothing that matched the love she had for her sisters. They enjoyed what time they could spend together, especially their annual sister trip to the mountains.
Survivors include her beloved husband of 51 years, Larry Walker; son, Monte Walker (Kristel Ray); granddaughter, Emily Walker; sisters, Patricia Hicks, Laverne Street, Janice Crabtree, Darlene Clevenger, and Sheila Quick. In addition to her parents, Maxine was preceded in death by her grandson, Taylor Austin Walker; and her sister, Peggy Swinford.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Maxine LaRue Walker.
In honor of a wonderful cousin that I only wish we could have spent more time with, I would like to say on behalf of my sibling and I that although we couldn’t be there since we were all so many miles apart our
love and thoughts of Maxine and all of her sisters and family was still there and we always tried to find out how Maxine and her siblings were. Uncle Ed and Aunt Hazel were always thought of and talked about with much love.
While the reunion of everyone down here didn’t happen, it’s great to know this is not goodbye but we will
meet in Heaven.
Sherrell and I are the last of our family, but we loved Maxine and the whole family and send our love and condolences to her family.
Darlene, Sorry to read about your sister. Thoughts and Prayers for You and Your Family. Ray and Betty Ann Beatty
So sorry for your loss. My memories of Maxine is how sweet she was. Praying for you all.
She and I were classmates. There was never an unkind word spoken. Her smile and personality always radiated a calm sweet spirit. She will be remembered in the hearts of all who knew and loved her. May God continue to give comfort and peace to her loved ones.
So sorry for your loss. I worked with her at goodman. She was a remarkable woman. Gonna liss her alot
I am so sorry for your loss she was a very sweet lady praying for all of the family and friends 🙏
I’m sorry to hear of Maxine’s passing from this world. I worked with her at Goodman, and we shared lots of memories of our families during that time. She loved each of her family members dearly and talked often of them. She and I had kept in touch since leaving Goodman, and she let me know of her health, and asked for my prayers. May God bless each of you, and give you comfort in the days ahead.
I graduated with Maxine & the one thing I always remembered about her was that beautiful smile she always wore. She was a sweetheart of a lady. My sincere condolences to all her loved ones. May God be with you all
Sincere condolences from Wayve and Frank Dennison. Maxine was a lovely lady.
Larry and family so sorry about Maxine our prayers and thoughts are with her family during this time of sorrow Connie arnold
I’m so sorry to hear about Maxine. I worked with her at Goodman and always enjoyed talking to her .May God bless the family in this time of mourning.
I’m truly sorry for the loss of Maxine. We did several Art&Craft shows with her. She was a delight to be around, and we loved her laugh.
She was an elementary classmate of mine, also. Our class will donate a book to Highland Rim Library in her name. Prayers and thoughts go to each one of you.
Darlene and family so sorry for your loss…
To the family of Maxine, We are so sorry for your loss. Maxine was such a sweet person. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless each of you.
So sorry for your loss she was a sweet lady.