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Earl Maxey

March 14, 1937 ~ January 8, 2021 (age 83)



Earl Maxey, of Thorn Hill, gained his heavenly flight on Friday, January 8, 2021.  He was born on March 14, 1937.  He accepted Christ as his Savior and Lord at a young age.  Earl served as a Missionary Baptist Deacon for 39 years and was a member of Duck Creek Baptist Church.  He was a dedicated employee of Powell Valley Electric Coop., who loved his work, for 42 years.  He was a devoted and loving husband, father & grandfather.  His life was a testament to his passion of hard and steady work.  Earl endured and overcame many battles throughout his life.  He now has won the victory.   Earl was preceded in death by his parents, Taylor & Ibbie Maxey; his sisters, Arthena Sue Maxey, Adra Lee Price (Johnny) & Lorene Mullins and his brother, Ollin Maxey (Carol); father-in-law & mother-in-law, Warren & Anna Yount of Whitesburg and brother-in-law, Ronald Yount of Lenoir City


Earl is survived by;

His lifetime mate and devoted, loving wife; Lois Yount Maxey

Sons & Daughters-in-law; Barry & Stacy Maxey of Treadway, David & Julie Maxey of Knoxville and Jason & Jessica Maxey of Blaine

Grandchildren; Natasha Maxey Vogt (Joey), Holli Barger (Jordan), Hannah Sexton (Colt), Kayla Maxey Williams (Eric), Patrick Gibson, Chloe Maxey (fiancé, Collin), Jace Maxey, Sadie Maxey, Jaxon Maxey and Jenna Maxey

7 great-grandchildren

Sisters-in-law; Stacy (Allen) Johnson, Jenny (Dennis) Vandergriff and Shirley Yount

Several nieces, nephews and many friends


The family wishes to express their appreciation and gratitude to Dr. Short and the ladies from Amedisys.


Funeral services will be held at 5 P.M. on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Duck Creek Baptist Church

Rev. Kester Bunch & Rev. Tommy Seals officiating

Special music will be provided by Allen Lamb

Interment will be held at 2 P.M. on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Hamblen Memory Gardens

Serving as pallbearers will be his grandsons; Joey, Jordan, Eric, Colt, Patrick, Jace, Jaxon & Collin.

The family will receive friends from 3 pm to 5 pm on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Duck Creek Baptist Church


The family asks that masks be worn and social distancing be observed


Online condolences can be made at


McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville in charge of arrangements

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January 10, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Duck Creek Baptist Church
Duck Creek Road
Sneedville, Tn 37869

Funeral Service
January 10, 2021

5:00 PM
Duck Creek Baptist Church
Duck Creek Road
Sneedville, Tn 37869

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