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MACIE LEE TRAMMELL

Maxie Lee Trammell, 95, passed away peacefully Friday, March 3, 2023, at her home in Clinton. Maxie was preceded in death by: Husband of 61 years, Elmer Trammell; son, Jerry Lynn Young; parents, Claude and Ida Josephine (Bayless) Hatmaker; sisters, Lorraine Denney, Hazel Davis and Ima-Jean Ridenour. She is survived by: Daughter, Janet (John) Ewing; son, Jimmy (Mary) Young and daughter Cindy (Chris) Helton; grandchildren, Jason (Becky) Ewing, Kymber (Nathan) McMurray and Tyler Young; great-grandchildren, Riley Ewing, Fox McMurray, Zade McMurray, Porter McMurray and Griffin McMurray; siblings, Caspern Hatmaker, Dorothy Stephens, Velma (Marvin) Poyourow, Carol Summers, Don Hatmaker and Grace (Ernest) Barnes; many, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Maxie loved the Lord, her family, her church family at Valley View and her community of Dutch Valley. A fearless prayer-warrior, one of Maxie’s proudest moments was when her husband, Elmer, was saved. Elmer would often say, “I didn’t know what happy was until I got saved!” While her Bible was a source comfort, it also was a way to document all of life’s events. Flipping through her Bible, you’d see various notes, special dates, and many photos. Maxie will be remembered as the best mom, a wonderful cook (chicken salad was her specialty) – and a fearless snake killer! A graveside service will be held at Valley View Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 5, 2023, with the Reverend Allen Giles officiating. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to St. Jude’s Research Hospital or the Salvation Army. https://give.salvationarmyusa.org https://stjude.org