Maxine Lea Holt, daughter of the late Roy and Maude (Arnall) Hutson, was born on January 20, 1927 in Mtn. Grove, Missouri, and departed this life on September 10, 2011 in Maranatha Village in Springfield, Missouri. She was 84 years, seven months and 19 days of age.
Maxine grew up and attended school in Mtn. Grove. She was united in marriage to Murl Adamson in 1945. One son was born to this union. She later married Donald Holt in 1947. Mr. Holt passed away on January 22, 1998.
Maxine was employed by Brown Shoe Company in Cabool, Missouri, for over twenty years. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, canning, cooking, and visiting with her many friends.
Maxine was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister and friend. She will be truly missed by those who knew and loved her.
While living in Mtn. Grove, Maxine attended First Free Will Baptist Church for many years.
Besides her parents and her second husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Troy Hutson; a sister, Goldie Baer; and three brothers-in-law, Bill Johnson, Willard Pyle, and Delbert Aldridge.
She is survived by her son, Bobby Adamson and wife Glenda of Springfield; two brothers, Leroy Hutson and wife Anna Mae of Mtn. Grove and Donald Hutson and wife Sherry of Alton, Missouri; three sisters, Betty Johnson of Lebanon, Missouri, Sylvia Pyle of Mansfield, Missouri, and Nellie Aldridge of St. Louis, Missouri; a sister-in-law, Iva Hutson of Mansfield; four grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; her first husband, Murl Adamson of Mtn. Grove; and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 13, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. in Craig-Hurtt Chapel with Rev. Jerry Pinkerton officiating. Song selections were “Amazing Grace,” and “How Great Thou Art.” Pallbearers were Robert Adamson Jr., Bill Adamson, Don Adamson, Ron Adamson, Robert Adamson III, and Cain Adamson. Burial was in Lone Star Cemetery under the direction of Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home, Mtn. Grove.