Minnie Lee <I>Piatt</I> Maxwell

Minnie Lee Piatt Maxwell

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Death 6 Jun 2014 (aged 74)
Peru, Miami County, Indiana, USA
Burial Peru, Miami County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 131202892 · View Source
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Peru Tribune
Minnie Lee (Piatt) Maxwell, 74, of Peru, entered into heaven on Friday, June 6 at approximately 9:05 p.m. at her daughter's home in Peru.
She was born to Charlie Wilbur and Wilma Blanch (Stewart) Piatt on November 2, 1939.
She was married to James L. Maxwell for 17 years. During their years of marriage they had six children: one son, Jerry G. Maxwell and wife Beckie of Roann, five daughters, Teresa D. Gressley and husband Larry of Wabash, Sharon Y. (Betsy) Maxwell of Peru, Lisa C. Sturgill and husband James (Bo) of Wabash, Toni L. Maxwell of Peru and Leah K. Case and husband Joseph of Peru.
She is also survived by four grandchildren: Michael A. Hawkins (Julia) of Peru, Jeremy D. Gressley (Michelle) of Wabash, Christopher L. Hawkins of Wabash, Nathan L. Wyant of Peru, and four great-grandchildren: Jaedyn M., Brisyn C., Kamdyn R and Karsyn A. Hawkins, all of Peru.
Also surviving her are: one sister, Martha E. (Marty) Bowerman of Piqua, Ohio, one brother, Calvin J. Piatt of Peru and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one grandchild, two brothers, one sister Shirley Gayle Piatt, a very special brother-in-law Dale F. Bowerman and a very close friend James L. Corder.
She was very dedicated to her church, the Pilgrim Holiness Church, in Kokomo, of which she had been a member for many years. She loved God and hardly ever missed a day of reading her Bible and praying until she became ill. Her job as an in-home caretaker in and around the Peru area for so many years showed her love and compassion for so many people and their families. Reading was a passion of hers that she handed down to her children, grandchildren and even great-grandchildren. She also loved to garden and grow her beautiful flowers. To the wonderful mom, grandma, great-grandma, sister and friend that she was, she will be missed more than she could have ever known!
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 W. Third St., Peru, with Pastor Bryan W. Line officiating. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, 411 N. Grant St., Peru.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association or to the St. Vincent De Paul Store through the funeral home.
Arrangements entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home.


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  • Created by: Rickey Bellamy
  • Added: 10 Jun 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 131202892
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Minnie Lee Piatt Maxwell (2 Nov 1939–6 Jun 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 131202892, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Peru, Miami County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Rickey Bellamy (contributor 46790113) .