Elizabeth Couey Maxwell

by Lynn McMillen
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Elizabeth Couey Maxwell  Funeral service for Elizabeth Couey Maxwell, 95, will be Thursday, February 22, 2024, at 11 AM at Antioch Methodist Church with Bro. Chris Nabors officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be held prior to the service at the church, beginning at 10 AM. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery.

Mrs. Maxwell passed away on Monday, February 19, 2024, at her residence. She was born December 6, 1928, in Morgan County to Liston Odell Couey and Lucille Russell Couey.

Elizabeth Ann grew up in the Florette Community of Morgan County with her sister, Faye. She graduated from Cotaco High School in 1947 and soon after graduation married her high school sweetheart, Wayne Maxwell. They remained happily married for 63 years and were active members of Antioch Methodist Church. She was a dedicated and supportive mother, a fun “Gaga” to her grandchildren, and a source of inspiration, strength, and empathy to many close friends who called her “Sookey.”

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Wayne Maxwell; two daughters, Glynda Maxwell Cobb and Robbie Rene Maxwell; a son, Kenneth Wayne Maxwell; a granddaughter, Brittany Ann Maxwell; and a sister, Faye Couey Walker.

Survivors include her daughter, Rhonda Maxwell Booth (Cliff); a nephew, William “Bill” Walker (Jan); five grandchildren, Stacey Cobb Kapoor, Lee Cobb, Nicole Maxwell, Jonathan Osgood, and Josef Osgood; and four great grandchildren.

Pall bearers will be Calvin Spurlin, Tim Walker, Phillip Rolfe, Steve Thompson, Jeff Johnson, and Jeff Butler.

Peck Funeral Home

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