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Ina Jo Mullen Maxie
(February 26, 1941 - September 12, 2017)

Funeral services for Ina Jo Mullen Maxie of Brandon, formerly of North Carrollton, will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 15, in the Oliver
Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following in the Evergreen Cemetery in North Carrollton.  Rev. Ronnie Walters will officiate the services.  
Visitation will be Friday, from 12:00 noon until service time, at the funeral home.

Mrs. Maxie, 76, died at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson on Tuesday, September 12.  She was born in Sunflower County
on February 26, 1941, to James W. and Corro Lee Alderson Mullen.  She was a homemaker, a wonderful cook, and devoted to her family.  
She loved singing and playing the piano.  Mrs. Maxie was a member of Christway Church in Brandon, and a former member of North
Carrollton Baptist Church in North Carrollton.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Teddy R. Maxie; sisters, Patsy
Bamberg and Rosemary Hooks; and brothers, Jimmy Mullen, Harry Mullen, Bobby Mullen, and Freddy Mullen.

Mrs. Maxie is survived by two daughters, Cynthia "Cindi" Stewart (Ernie) of Madison and Sandra Patterson (Bob) of Itta Bena; one son, Fred
Maxie (Sandy) of McCarley; two sisters, Linda McDonald (Bobby) of Durant and Betty Lane Flynn (Mike) of Winona; eight grandchildren;
three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be James Maxie, Josh Maxie, Brandon Maxie, Boyd Patterson, Marcus Rushing, and Justin Flynn.

Friday, Sep. 15          12 - 2 pm
Oliver Funeral Home

Friday, Sept. 15                2 pm
Oliver Chapel

Evergreen Cemetery
North Carrollton
Pam Wilson

An angel on earth for a while and now an angel in Heaven forever.  You will be missed by so many!

Stacy Anderson

It was such a pleasure to know Mrs. Ina Jo, she was a delight to all who knew her. The very best cook in the world.  
Prayers for the family.

Mark Mays

Mrs. Ina,
I love you.  I hope I told you enough times in the living years.  I have the greatest hope set before me of seeing you
again.  "Whoever believes in the Son of Man shall live, even if he dies, unto eternal life."  You were the kindest,
gentlest, sweetest lady I ever met.  You were a mother figure to me and to many.  You lived the gospel of Jesus Christ
more fully than any one I ever knew.  I have no doubt that your reward in heaven is great.  If everyone that you
cooked for or was otherwise blessed by you were to attend your funeral, no church house could hold them all.  Winona
would be shut down and the streets wouldn't be able to contain the parked cars.  My prayers are for us the living, for
your beloved family, for their peace as they journey through the terrible grief set before them of such a tremendous
loss.  No one need pray for you, Ina Jo, precious daughter of the Most High God.  Enter into joy, peace, and rest, you
exemplified good and faithful servant.  We see you through this veil of tears being held in the arms of your Father and
your God.  We weary pilgrims who must tarry, must journey onward with heavy hearts, have our way lighted by your
example and our burden lightened by the joy of having known you, secure in the knowledge of where you are, and
more importantly Whose you are, shall remember and remain, hopefilled yet homesick, until we see you again.

Stennis Jones

Many great laughs and memories with Ina Jo (and Teddy too)and certainly many, many great meals prepared by her. I
love her infectious, beautiful smile and will truly miss her.  She was loved by so many and will be missed by so many.  
Love always, your friend Stennis

Carlene Shelton Wyatt

So sorry to hear of Mrs. Maxie's passing. She was a beautiful woman inside and out! Praying for all of you!

Carl and Ruby Shelton

Praying for all of you during your time of loss.

Doll Ricks; Carrollton,Ms

Hubert & Vallie Strachan; Carrollton, MS


So sorry for your loss.  She was a beautiful, sweet lady.  My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Laura Clark Tucker

Such a beautiful woman to know. I know her children will miss her immensely.

Steve and Margaret Adams

So sorry to hear of Ina Jo's passing.  Our prayers and thoughts are with you all.

Ann & Garry Starr

With heartfelt sympathy.

M. Lauren Turner

With her hand in mine, I watched her go to our Lord very peacefully. I can only imagine how happy she is to be with
her husband, family members and friends. Dont get me started on how awesome it smells in Heaven right now too! I
bet it smells like fried chicken, corn bread, and coconut cake! Maybe that pork chop casserole too yum!

I know everyone loved Ina Jo so I wanted to share something that many people do not know about our relationship.

She was a wonderful Christian woman who put her trust and faith in our Heavenly Father. Thanks to her, she helped
set the foundation for my walk with God. Many years ago, in her apartment in Carrollton, she and I were on our
knees side by side praying. I will never forget this day because it was the day I accepted the Lord as my Savior and
gave my life to Him. When I moved back home from Hattiesburg, I always made sure to have my Bible with me when
we visited. We talked about God all the time, our favorite verses, teachings, etc. Words cannot express our spiritual
bond/relationship and I honestly cant put in to words how thankful, grateful and blessed I am to have these memories
and teachings from her.

Hours before her husband passed away in Hospice, she and I sat and discussed one of her favorite verses, Psalm 56:8
- Record my lament; list my tears on your scroll  are they not in your record? She taught me that God feels our pain
and records each and every time we feel pain and sorrow. We should take heart in knowing our God is a personal God
and hears us and He will NEVER leave us. It was so comforting to know this verse and teaching from her  especially
at this time.

She taught me so much and I miss her very much already but I know she is in a better place and no longer suffering. I
didnt just lose a grandmother, I lost a very important person in my life. A very important and dear friend.

Bro. Archie & Rhonda Goodwin

Teddy and Ina Jo were such a sweet couple and such good friends. We were so blessed to have them as friends. Ina Jo
was such a bubbly sweet lady. When we think of her we always will remember that sweet smile. Our prayers at with
the family. May you have a peace that passes all understanding during this time.

Susie James

A fond farewell to Ina Jo!

Renee Gammill

So sorry for your loss. Praying for your family. I remember her sweet smile and laughter.
February 26, 1941
September 12, 2017