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Maxine Bryant Woodburn

Obituary for Maxine Bryant Woodburn

December 24, 1930 - October 9, 2018
Elizabethtown, North Carolina | Age 87


Maxine Bryant Woodburn, age 87, of Elizabethtown passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. She was born on December 24, 1930 to the late James Andrew Bryant and Minnie Jackson Bryant in Clio, SC. Maxine was preceded in death by her husband: Albert Benton Woodburn, one daughter: Angela Hernandez, step-mother: Alta Coble Bryant, and five brothers: Preston, Thomas, David, Harold and Andy Bryant. Maxine is survived by one son: David Albert Woodburn (Jann) of Florida, two daughters: Wendy Chance (Michael) of Concord; Beverly Johnson and the late Terry Johnson of Fuquay Varina; one brother: Levern Bryant of Hisperia, CA; three sisters: Martha Kornegay of Graham; Alice Jones of Climax; and Mary Barnard of Amelia, VA; two grandchildren: Jacqueline Edwards and LeAnn Hernandez and two great grandchildren: Hailey Reynolds and Channing Edwards.

She was a loving, caring mother to not only her own children but also to many others as well. At the early age of 12, she became a caregiver and helped raise some of her younger siblings. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were the apple of her eye. Maxine was a seamstress to many in the local community. She also enjoyed cooking and watching NASCAR racing. A precious lady that will forever be remembered in the hearts of those that knew and loved her.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 on Friday, October 12, 2018 at Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 13th at 2:00 pm at Antioch United Methodist Church, 4404 Hwy 210 West in Garland, NC with Rev. Tom Murray officiating. Burial will follow the services in the church cemetery.

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