Thomasville Times Enterprise

November 21, 2013

Gwinnett A. Maxwell


— Graveside services for Gwinnett Augustus Maxwell, 92, of Cairo, GA, will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 23, 2013, in Woodlawn Cemetery, Whigham, GA.  Rev. Robert Crapps will officiate.  Mr. Maxwell passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at Grady General Hospital in Cairo, GA.  Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren.  Mr. Maxwell was born on September 20, 1921, in Grady County, GA, to the late Gus M. Maxwell and Elizabeth Coker Maxwell.  On October 29, 1939, he married Mildred Sears of Whigham, GA, who preceded him in death on September 10, 2002.  He was a farmer in Grady County and a 50-year member of the Whigham Masonic Lodge.  Survivors include:  two sons, Jerry Dexter Maxwell (Judith) of Bainbridge, GA, and  Dennis Maxwell (Nancy) of Tallahassee, FL; two daughters, Marsha Belcher (Paul)  of Tallahassee, FL, and Connie Powe (Jimmy) of Whigham, GA; eleven grandchildren, John Maxwell (Meredith) of Athens, GA, Anne Maxwell of Denver, CO; Jason Maxwell, Amanda Maxwell Runge (Mason), Keith Maxwell, and Benton Belcher (Lisa), all of Tallahassee, FL, Holly Belcher Boudreau (Damien) of Atlanta, GA, Angela Powe Bearden (Robbie) of Cairo, GA, Wesley Powe and Doug Powe, of Whigham, GA, and Dan Powe of Cairo, GA; five great-grandchildren, Owen Bearden, Evan Bearden, and Gracie Powe, all of Cairo, GA, Linden Belcher and Benton Belcher, II, of Tallahassee, FL; a sister, Winnie Jean Hester of Cairo, GA; a nephew, Pervis Hester (Susan) of Dothan, AL, and a niece, Rita Hester of Norcross, GA.  The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home on Friday, November 22, 2013, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Guests may sign the online register at — Clark Funeral Home