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Maxine Bolding

Maxine Bolding, longtime Okmulgee resident, died Saturday morning, October 4, 2008 in Sapulpa at the age of 79. She was born August 1, 1929 in Bald Hill to Arlee James and Pearlee (Kelley) Tolbert. She worked for many years at the Days Inn in Okmulgee and later retired as the manager of the El Rancho Motel. She married Tommy Bolding on October 30, 1976 in Miami, Oklahoma. Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Ellis, Jimmy and Bobby Tolbert and two sisters, Imogene Agee and Susie Ewell. Survivors include her husband, Tommy Bolding, of the home, daughters, Lisa Summers and Jeanna Summers, both of Okmulgee, and Vicky Swalley and husband David of Delaware, Oklahoma, grandchildren, Sean and Crystal Davis, both of Okmulgee, John William and Justin Swalley, both of Delaware, Oklahoma, and Tonya Lemon and husband William of Delaware, Oklahoma, great grandchildren, Natalie Smalley and Dakota, Jessie, Austin and Brianna Lemon, step children, Buster Bolding of Sapulpa and Debbie Bolding of Bristow and step granddaughter, Tiffany Bolding of Sapulpa.

Graveside rites will be held 10:00 A.M., Thursday, October 9, 2008 at the Okmulgee Cemetery with Reverend Richard Kerr of the Trinity Baptist Church officiating. Friends may visit the funeral home on Wednesday from 12-8 P.M. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee. Online condolences may be sent at