BEMENT -- Sarah A. Maxwell, 75, of Bement, IL., passed away at 11:08 A.M., on Sunday, December 31, 2017, at her residence in Bement, IL.
Private family services will be held on Thursday, January 4, 2018, at the Hinds Funeral Home, 348 N. Piatt St., Bement, IL. Pastor Gawain Bevis will officiate. Burial will be in the Bement Township Cemetery, Bement, IL. Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of the donors choice.
Sarah was born on October 8, 1942 in St. Paul, Nebraska, a daughter of Troy G. and Lucille Lempke Penny. She married Marvin Maxwell on November 8, 1963 in Decatur, IL., and he survives of Bement, IL. She is survived by 4 sons; Jeff (Susan) Maxwell of Tuscola, IL., Troy (Tekeng) Maxwell of England, Arkansas, Matt (Rhonda) Maxwell of Monroe City, MO., and Seth (Connie) Maxwell of Bement, IL., as well as 13 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by 2 brothers; Mike (Tracy) Penny of Assumption, IL. and Jody (Sherry) Penny of Golden Valley, AZ. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother; Bobby Penny.
Sarah loved fishing, playing cards, raising chickens and all kinds of wildlife. She loved her dog and most importantly loved spending time with her family. “She was a great mom.”
Aaron and Susie Hinds of Hinds Funeral Home, Bement, IL, have the honor to serve the Maxwell family in their time of need. “Our Family Is Here To Serve Your Family”.