Barbara Maxie, 70, of Hoxie, died Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at her residence.

She was born Oct. 25, 1949, in Clover Bend, to James Fry and Jewel Dalton Fry. She was a loving daughter, wife and mother. She worked for Magee Frame Company for several years. She loved her family and her cats. She will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband, Noble Maxie Sr.; daughter, Lissia Vankirk Maxie; sons, Noble Maxie Jr. and Ray Maxie; brothers, Jolly Fry, Wilson Fry, Harry Fry and Andy Fry; sisters, Linda Maxie and Annie Belle Kisling; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation was Sunday, July 19, from noon until 2 p.m. at House-Gregg Funeral Home in Walnut Ridge. Funeral services followed at 2 with Bro. Harold Russell officiating. Burial was in Old Military Cemetery at Sedgwick.

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