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Maxine Willard

August 9, 1929 — August 21, 2022

Newport

Maxine Willard, 93, of Newport, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2022, at her home.

Her funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, August 27th, at South Banks Community Church, officiated by Rev. Don Wolford. Interment will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m., Saturday, August 27th, at South Banks Community Church.

Maxine was born on August 9, 1929, in Evangeline, Louisiana to the late Richard and Nora Dosier. She was a faithful member of the Newport Baptist Church for many years. Maxine had many hobbies, she loved passing the time by crocheting and knitting. Her love for her sweet dogs was unmatched, she enjoyed feeding them especially.  She was also a member of Tops.  Maxine will be cherished as a loving wife of 57 years, a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary “Susie” Ducote (Jason) of Morehead City; sons, Jack Willard (Terri) of San Antonio TX, James Willard (Debbie) of Newport, Ernest Willard of Newport, and Willie Willard (Heather) of Newport; grandchildren, John Willard (Lori), Heather Harris (Caleb), Travis Mason, Justin Ducote, Seth Michael Schubert (Jennifer), Scotty Schubert, Sonzsa Schubert, Keith Willard, Andrew Willard, Stephen Willard; and great grandchildren, Nora Willard, Issac Harris, James Willard, Riley Schubert, Bentley Schubert, Faith Schubert, and Hope Schubert.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Willard; daughter, Linda Nettle; sons, John Willard Jr., Donnie Wayne Willard, and Michael Joseph Willard; and grandchildren, Darrel Nettle, Becky Nettle, and B.J. Willard.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Crystal Coast Hospice House, P.O. Box 640, Newport, NC 28570.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at www.mundenfuneralhome.net

Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory in Morehead City, NC.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, August 27, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Interment Following Funeral Service

Gethsemane Memorial Park

700 Highway 24, Newport, NC 28570

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