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Maxine Houston Humphrey

December 2, 1920 — April 7, 2021

Maxine Houston Humphrey, 100, passed away peacefully on April 7, 2021 at
Blount Memorial Hospital. A lifelong resident of Maryville, she was a fierce
competitor on the Maryville High School girls basketball team and long time
member of First United Methodist Church.

Preceded in death by her husband of 70 years Cecil Humphrey; parents, Ella
Jane Anderson Houston and Robert Lee Houston; Siblings Lloyd, Geneva,
Velma, R. L., and Betty Jo.

She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law
Judie and Bob Giffin of Maryville and Sandi and Alan Bryan of Perdido Key, FL;
son and daughter-in-law Rod and Mary Humphrey of Maryville; 7 grandchildren,
9 great-grandchildren and sister Jackie Phelps.

Family and friends will assemble at Grandview Pavilion on Sunday, April 11 at
1:00 pm, with pastor Sarah Slack officiating, to celebrate her gifts of hospitality,
gourmet cooking and always a vase of fresh flowers from her garden in her
home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent in Maxine's name to First United
Methodist Church, Music Ministry, 804 Montvale Station Road, Maryville, 37803.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Maxine Houston Humphrey, please visit our flower store.

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Sunday, April 11, 2021

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