Maxine  DeBord

Maxine DeBord

1926 - 2018

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Obituary of Maxine DeBord

Princeville - Maxine DeBord, 91, of Princeville, died at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at Heritage Health and Therapy Services in Chillicothe.

Maxine was born on June 13, 1926, in Missouri, the daughter of Harrison and Iva Lawson Friend. She married Henry "Bub" DeBord on March 24, 1953, in Chillicothe. He preceded her in death on August 16, 2009. Also preceding her in death were four brothers, four sisters, six half-sisters, two half-brothers, and many nieces and nephews.

Surviving are one brother, Edd (Ina) Friend of Noble, MO; three sisters, Peggy (Bob) Robbins of Gainesville, MO, and Polly Ousley and Fern Cantwell both of Ava, MO; two sisters-in-law, Joan DeBord of Princeville, and Juanita Friend of Wichita, KS; many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and great-great nieces and great-great nephews.

Maxine first worked as a waitress at the 88 Club in Edelstein, and after that she then went to work at the former Home Comfort in Princeville for many years. She then was a cook and waitress at Eileen's Restaurant in Princeville until it closed. Maxine last worked and retired as custodian from Princeville Grade School. She and Henry enjoyed numerous fishing trips to Minnesota and Wisconsin. Maxine loved spending time with her big family, and a big family it was.

Maxine was a member of the Princeville United Methodist Church, where funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Rev. Zach Waldis will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2018, at the Princeville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Burial will be in Princeville Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Akron-Princeville Ambulance Service or Princeville United Methodist Church. Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe is in charge of arrangements.


Visitation 1

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, April 27, 2018
Princeville United Methodist Church
420 East Woertz Road
Princeville, Illinois, United States

Service Information

11:00 am
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Princeville United Methodist Church
420 East Woertz Road
Princeville, Illinois, United States

Interment Information

Princeville Cemetery
North Princeville Cemetery Road
Princeville, Illinois, United States