Maxine Hoyle Peters

Plainview-Graveside services for Maxine Hoyle Peters will be at 11:00 a.m., on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 in Plainview Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Taylor, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating.

She was born July 2, 1918 in Hale County, Texas the daughter of Henry and Bama (Davis) Hoyle.

Mrs. Peters died Thursday, March 3, 2011 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital
She attended Plainview schools, graduating from Plainview High School in 1936. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from West Texas State University at Canyon in 1940 and Masters of Education Degree from Texas Tech University in 1955. She taught in the Plainview Public Schools for seven years and also in California and Oklahoma Public Schools. After retiring, she and her husband moved back to Plainview in 1976.

Mrs. Peters was a member of the First United Methodist Church, UMW, NON Study Club, Delta Delphin Study Club, Hospital Auxiliary, Retired Teachers Association, and the Duplicate Bridge Club.

She married Gerald H. Peters on June 9, 1953. he preceded her in death on November 22, 1999.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; a son, Mark Peters; and a sister, Maurine Schur.

Survivors include two daughters Nita Scales and husband Joe, of Lawrence, Kansas, and Billie Loyd of California; nephew, Gary Schur and wife Paula of Austin, Texas; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, March 7, 2011 at the Lemons Funeral Home, Plainview, TX.

The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX. 75231 or to the Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association, 200 Maine St., Suite C, Lawrence, KS. 66044, or in care of the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory, 601 Indiana, Lawrence, KS 66044.

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Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home and Crematory in charge of local arrangements.

Messages & Condolences

From Molly Imber...

I’m sorry for your loss. I enjoyed knowing Maxine and know that she will be dearly missed. You are in our thoughts at this difficult time.

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