Maxine V. Wilhoit
Maxine V. Wilhoit, age 90, of 2130 Harrison, Quincy, died on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 10:45 am in Good Samaritan Home.
She was born on July 5, 1926 in Fishhook, Illinois, the daughter of Gareld and Emma Williams Burke. On December 31, 1946 she married Grover C. Wilhoit in Quincy. He preceded her in death on February 11, 1999.
Maxine graduated from Blessing Nursing School as an RN. She enlisted as a cadet nurse during World War II, and later returned to Blessing Hospital. She also served as a private duty nurse for Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Williams for 15 years.
Maxine was a member of Union United Methodist Church. She had served as a Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader. Maxine and Grover loved to travel.
Survivors include six children, Linda (David) Gibbs of Boise, ID, Vicki (Dean) Hartsock of Quincy, Shelley Mosley of Crestview, FL, Greg Wilhoit of Columbia, MO, Mark (Kay) Wilhoit of Quincy, and Roger (Kathy) Wilhoit of Harvard, IL; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, two grandsons, Timothy and Matthew Hartsock, twin grandchildren, Willis and Chelsey Mosley, and three sisters, Carolyn, Mary and Phyllis.
Services: 10:00 am on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Union United Methodist Church with the Rev. Carol Stufflebeam officiating.
Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois
Visitation: 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.
Memorials: The Woodland Church Cemetery of Fishhook, Illinois
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.