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  • Doris Arlene Maxson

  • July 6, 2011

MANSFIELD — Doris Arlene Maxson, 86, of Mansfield, died Monday, July 4, 2011, at Wedgewood Estates.

Born in Hastings, W.Va., to parents Ira and Zona (Lemaster) Woodburn on March 20, 1925, Arlene went on to Glenville State College where she graduated with a B.A. in Education in 1948. That same year on Feb. 12, she married the love of her life, Virgil M. Maxson, who preceded her in death on May 5, 1994.

Survived by children, Ann (Edwin) Stockwell and Neil (Mary) Maxson; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her brothers, Orville Woodburn and Hugh Woodburn.

Friends may call Thursday, July 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Finefrock Chapel of the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral service will immediately follow at 7 p.m. The Rev. Allen Rose will officiate. Interment will be Friday at 1 p.m. in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Harrisville, W.Va.

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