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“May God provide your hearts with peace and strength during this difficult time and may you find comfort in your treasured memories. (Jeremiah 29:11...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Christy - IN

“I worked with Maxine at Mercker's Drug land for 8 years. She was a joy to work with and I was happy to call her a friend. My Prayers for all her...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Leslie Young - Gas City, IN

“A great lady who will be truly missed. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Ralph Liggett - Bradenton, FL

“I fondly remember your mother and dad enjoying time with my mom and dad. Many years ago our dads would go fishing together, our moms would sew...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Paulette Hoover - Tipton, IN

“Mom and I would like to extend our deepest sympathy and prayers, we are so sorry for your loss. Mom grew to care very much for Maxine during the...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Brenda Hensley - Gas City, IN

“So sorry to hear about your loss of Maxine. Linda had great memories of working with her at Mercker's. Such a nice lady. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Linda & Andy Whirl - Estero, FL

“My Mom and Dad were so friendly with Paul and Maxine that I got to babysit occationally with the children. Such a wonderful family! I loved Maxine...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Jean (Obermeyer) Cowan - IN

“Our sincere condolences. So so sorry to hear she has passed. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Denise Murphy - Gas City, IN

Vivian "Maxine" Nelson, 95, passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Colonial Oaks Health & Rehabilitation Center in Marion, IN. Maxine was born in Portland, Indiana to the late Holmes and Veda (Ickes) Warnock. She married Paul Nelson in 1948 and he preceded her in death in 1984. She was an active member of New Hope Baptist Church and was a woman strong in her faith. Maxine enjoyed knitting and was a talented quilter, having made numerous quilts for friends and family. She liked playing games and had a fun competitive spirit. Above all, Maxine was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved having her family together and would not miss a grandchild's sporting event. She was a true matriarch and will be missed greatly. Maxine is survived by her children, Paulette (Bert) Battishill, Beth (Noel) Schroeder, Mark (Vickie) Nelson, and Michele (Troy) Stanley; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law Gertie Metz and Bettie Jones; brother-in-law, Ralph (Barbara) Liggett; and several nieces and nephews. She is also preceded in death by her brother, Max Warnock and her sister, Ruby Liggett. Funeral service 1:00 pm Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at New Hope Baptist Church 800 E. S. "C" Street Gas City, IN with visitation one hour prior to the service. Visitation Monday, June 17, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at New Hope Baptist. Burial in Green Park Cemetery in Portland, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to New Hope Baptist Church or Heart to Heart Hospice. Arrangements entrusted to D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Wayne, IN. To sign the online guestbook please visit,