"Dignity without compromise"


Syble Elizabeth Maxwell, lifelong Okmulgee resident, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2002 at Okmulgee Memorial Hospital at the age of 79. She was born December 9, 1922 in Okmulgee to Edgar and Ruth (Leggett) Wells. She married J. Henry Maxwell, who preceded her in death in January 2001. She was raised in Okmulgee and graduated from Rhema Bible College. She was a member of the Pentecostal Church of God, and had served the church as a preacherís wife for many years. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Maxwell was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Odus and Boyd Wells, and a sister, Betty Jean Wells. Survivors include a son, Steven Maxwell and wife Sharon of Okmulgee, a brother, Loyal Wells of Okmulgee and three grandchildren. Private graveside rites were held Tuesday afternoon at the Okmulgee Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.