Friday, October 21, 2016

Obituary -- Maxine Surplus 1922-2016

Wilma Maxine Surplus, 94, daughter of Floyd and Letha Pierson Foster, was born January 7, 1922 in Hopkins, Missouri. She departed this life October 19, 2016 in Maryville, Missouri.

Maxine lived in and around Sheridan most of her life. She was a member of the Sheridan Christian Church and the American Legion Auxiliary. She later moved to Maryville, where she worked for a time at Northwest Missouri State University.

Maxine married Arthur Ray in 1939 and they had one son Larry who is deceased.

Arthur passed away in 1945. She later married John Elby Surplus and they had one daughter Marylin Derks of Maryville, Mo. Elby passed away in 1971.

In addition to her husbands, Maxine was also preceded by parents Floyd and Letha Foster, son Larry Ray, grandsons Brad Ray and Darren Derks, son in law Ted Derks, brothers Lloyd Franklin and Donald Foster, sisters Opal Wilder, Eleanor Steinman, Dorothy Nelson, and Luella Norman.

Surviving are daughter, Marylin Derks of Maryville, Missouri, daughter-in-law, Patricia Ray of Sheridan, Missouri, grandchildren; Darla Black, Kevin Ray, and Marsha Ray, great grandchildren Jonathan Black, Shelbie Wideman, Jadyn Black, Madison Lager, Krysta Lager, Madison Derks, and Anthony Ray, sister Marian Rowe of Sheridan, Missouri and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Christian Church in Sheridan, Missouri. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. to service time.

Interment will be in the Luteston Cemetery, Sheridan, Missouri.

Arrangements are under the direction of Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home , Grant City, MO

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