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Maxine Kirk Ezell
(March 30, 1934 - December 10, 2020)

Mrs. Maxine Kirk Ezell, 86, of Duck Hill, passed away at Providence Assisted Living in Grenada on Thursday,
December 10, 2020.  Mrs. Ezell was born in Duck Hill on March 30,1934, to Julian Wray and Lois Pyron Kirk.  
She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Grenada.  She was a graduate of the
University of Mississippi with a degree in Bible and Creative Writing.  Mrs. Ezell enjoyed gardening and playing
bridge with her friends.  She was a Sunday School teacher for many years, did many devotionals, and also
wrote a book on Bible history.  She loved Jesus and was quick to tell everyone about Him and His love for

Mrs. Ezell was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Norman Lee Ezell; her daughter, Valerie Scott;
sister, Mona Basinger; and brothers, Pete and Billy Kirk.  She is survived by three grandchildren, Jordan, Drew,
and Anna Scott; great-granddaughter, Katie Beth; son-in-law, Barry Scott; sisters, Rose Bowen and Temple
Cochran; and brother, Dynamite Kirk.

A graveside service for Mrs. Ezell will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 14, at Duck Hill Cemetery in
Duck Hill, with Rev. Billy Little and Rev. Aaron Chapman officiating.  Pallbearers will be Cannon Kirk, Scott Kirk,
Morgan Kirk, Tyler Kirk, Sykes Sturdivant, Jordan scott, and Drew Scott.  Honorary pallbearer will be Larry

Graveside Service

Monday, December 14              11 am
Duck Hill Cemetery
Duck Hill
Troy and Ann Kilburn

Praying for the family of our good friend.

Thomas and Betty Mills

Loved Maxine always enjoyed talking with her and hearing interesting stories. She was a jewel and had just enough
wit to look forward to seeing her. For sure she is in a better place and if all possible interviewing our LORD. She will
be missed your many.

Randy and Cindy Pyron

Dynamite and family, we are so sorry about the passing of Maxine. You're in our prayers.

Ben Mitchell

I am so saddened to hear that Mrs. Maxine has passed away. But, I can hear her saying, "Why are you sad? I'm with
Jesus." She was such a great friend to my Mama and was a huge encourager to me throughout my life while gro wing
up in Duck Hill. She left a huge legacy that will never be filled by anybody else.
March 30,1934
December 19, 2020
Oliver Funeral Home of Winona, Inc.
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