Maxine Sherrill

Maxine D. Sherrill, 79, of Iola died Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009, at Moran Manor.
She was born Oct. 20, 1929, in Iola, the daughter of Frank T. and Marguerite E. (Taylor) Dennison. She grew up in the Iola area, then moved with her family to Kansas City where she graduated from Northeast High School. She moved to Miami, Fla., where she pursued a career as an executive for Seaboard Insurance Company.
On Oct. 28, 1957, Maxine married F.T. Sherrill, and they eventually moved to Allen County to be near her parents. He died June 9, 1982.
In Iola she worked for Wesley United Methodist Church then helped care for several elderly in the community.
She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church.
She is survived by a daughter, Susan Springeman, Iola; a brother, Frank Dennison, Jr., Moran; four grandchildren that she raised, Jaime Garrett and James, David and Charlie Glaze; four great-grandchildren; and an aunt, Maxine Rei, Iola.
A sister, Beverly Dietrich, died earlier.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Wesley United Methodist Church in Iola. The Rev. Trudy Kenyon Anderson will officiate. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery in Iola.
Memorials to Wesley United Methodist Church may be left at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels of Iola, which is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences for the family may be left at