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Alma Faye (Maxey) McGuire

July 26, 1934 ~ September 3, 2021 (age 87)


Alma Faye Maxey McGuire was born July 26, 1934 in Huntsville, Texas to the late Horace Maxey Sr. and Pearl Marie Shaw Maxey.

Alma was reared in a Christian home and accepted Christ at an early age. Alma received her formal education through the Huntsville School system in Huntsville, Tx. She also attended Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas. Later in life Alma moved to California where she resided for a number of years until she moved back to Texas to pursue a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant. She later met the love of her life, Mr. Gernoid McGuire and married. That bond lasted until his death.

 As her health began to fail, she moved to Joliet, IL to be with her daughter, Sonya where she resided until death. Her journey was completed on September 3, 2021.

Alma leaves to cherish her memories 5 children: Rev. O’Hara Maxey (Peggy), Rev. Barry Erwing (Gloria), Ivan Pettus, Sonya Pettus-Salonis and LaRhonda Moore; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.


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September 10, 2021

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cox Funeral Home
1305 13th Street
Huntsville, TX 77340

Funeral Service
September 11, 2021

12:00 PM
Grace United Methodist Church
407 Martin Luther King Drive
Huntsville, TX 77320

Interment following funeral service
September 11, 2021

Grant Colony Cemetery
Hwy 190 East at Grant Colony Road
Huntsville, TX 77340

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