Mildred ‘Maxine’ Smith

| August 4, 2018

COSHOCTON – Mildred “Maxine” Smith, 99, of London, formerly of Coshocton, passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2018.

Maxine was born in Newcomerstown to the late Clarence Shearn and Leona Jane (Berskire) Courtwright on May 14, 1919. She was a long-time member of Isleta United Methodist Church of Newcomerstown. Maxine enjoyed working and was very dedicated to her work. She worked for Heller Tool Company on the factory floor, for Jim Smailes Motor Sales as a secretary, and then as a waitress and hostess at the Coshocton Elks Club. Maxine was always very active and sociable. She enjoyed participating in arts and crafts, bowling, and bingo at the Madison Senior Living Community of London. She also made and delivered floral arrangements to the ill at the hospital in London. Maxine was also very family-oriented and loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Maxine is survived by her daughter, Norma (Jack) Moore, two grandsons, Todd (Connie) and Thad (Karen) Moore, seven great-grandchildren, Tyler, Drew, Zachary, Alexis, Allison, Ryan, and Jason Moore, one sister-in-law, Betty Courtwright, and she was also blessed with many nieces and nephews whom she dearly loved.

Along with her parents, Maxine is preceded in death by her sisters, Mabel Loader, Edith Courtwright, and Doris Stonebrook, and her brothers, Bernard, Donald, and Dean Courtwright.

Calling hours for Maxine will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home from 12-1p.m. Funeral services will begin on Tuesday at the funeral home at 1 p.m. with Pastor Dan Eggan officiating. Burial will follow at Fairfield Cemetery in West Lafayette.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Maxine’s name to the Madison Senior Living Community at 351 Keny Blvd, London, OH 43140.

An online memorial can be viewed at

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