Maxine Clark, age 71, of Liberty, Indiana died Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Reid Health in Richmond, Indiana.
Born May 3, 1947 in Knoxville, Tennessee she was one of fourteen children born to the late John B. & Iva Lee (Gentry) Summey. On March 20, 1981 she was united in marriage to Rodney Duane Clark, and he preceded her in death on September 26, 2017.
Maxine worked for many years as a CNA and in the home healthcare field. She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary in Liberty, the Delta Theta Tau Sorority, and the Liberty Garden Club. In her leisure time she enjoyed gardening and flowers; and spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her step-mother, Dorothy Summey of Brookville, Indiana; four children, Brian W. DeFossett of Brookville, Indiana, Greg (Renee) DeFossett of Brookville, Indiana, Michelle (Kelly) Peed of Williamsburg, Indiana and April (Larry) Gabbard of Connersville, Indiana; 14 grandchildren, Michele (Ryan) Moran, Michael (Jessica) DeFossett, Jeremy Defossett, Alyson (Kurt) Flanigan, Alyssa Persinger, Mason Peed, Kollyn Peed, Ayden Alcorn, Isabella Peed, Cierra Gabbard, Jakob Gabbard, Nikalas Gabbard, Brooklyn Gabbard and Peyton Gabbard; 8 great-grandchildren, Kurtis Flanigan, Atreyu Flanigan, Emily Moran, Riley Moran, Mikey Rosefeld, Rowin DeFossett, Heaven McQueen, Hailey McQueen. She also leaves seven siblings, Gail Kaiser of Greenwood, Indiana, Brenda Tomlin of Brookville, Indiana, Gary (Carol) Summey of Greenwood, Indiana, James (Tina) Summey of Brookville, Indiana, Jenny (Dave) Ryckman of Connersville, Indiana, Joyce (Tom II) Davis of Brookville, Indiana and Ramona (Kenny) Alig of Brookville, Indiana.
In addition to her parents & husband, Duane, she was preceded in death by siblings, Minnie Watson, Berter Troutman, Howard Summey, Walter Summey, Effie May Summey, and Michael Summey.
Family & friends may visit from 9 until 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 18, 2019 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 18, 2019 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home in Brookville. Burial will follow in West Point Cemetery in Liberty, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Reid Health Hospice. The staff of Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home is honored to serve the Clark family, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com .