WARREN TOWNSHIP - Maxine Frances Myers, 91, of Warren Township, died Thursday afternoon, March 27, 2014, at her home.
She was born June 4, 1922, in West Virginia, the daughter of Dewey Peter and Bethel Cloe Cain Moyers.
She had been a Warren-Leavittsburg resident most of her life.
Maxine served in the Army Air Corps in the WACS during World War II as an air traffic controller.
She was a self-employed licensed beautician, owning the Glamour Beauty Salon in Leavittsburg for many years, and worked at the Bun-Bun burger stand in Leavittsburg. Later she worked at Trumbull County Job and Family Services, and also worked in Trumbull County as a Realtor.
Maxine was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church for many years.
She was a member of the Leavittsburg American Legion Post, the Ohio Star Quilters and the Nimble Thimble Quilt Guild and won may blue ribbons for her quilting. She taught quilting and sewing in her home and donated quilts and volunteered her time at the veterans hospitals.
Maxine served as a room mother in Leavittsburg schools and was active with the band boosters during her daughter's school years.
She taught sewing and served as a leader with the Leavittsburg Chapter of the Trumbull County 4-H. She also volunteered with Trumbull County Mobile Meals.
In her youth, she sang, yodeled and played acoustic guitar in a band with her father, which was featured on the radio in Wheeling and locally on WHHH in Warren.
Maxine loved spending time with her grandsons and had a great love for her family.
Maxine is survived by one daughter, Karen Sue Myers of Wooster; two grandsons, Jonathan Evrett Myers (whom she helped raise) and Justin Elliot Myers-Hutchinson; one sister, Carol L. Cibella of Leavittsburg and two brothers, Robert E. Moyers of Cortland and Richard L. (Denise) Moyers of Milford, Kansas.
Two sisters, Winifred L. Boast and Regina C. Farrell and three brothers, Herman E. Moyers and infants, Bernard Dewey and Thomas Allen Moyers, have all preceded her in death.
The funeral service will be held at noon Thursday at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel in Warren, where the family will receive friends from 10 to noon prior to the service Thursday. Pastor William D. Leitch will officiate.
Burial will be at Pine Knoll Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kan. 66675.
Online condolences may be made to the family and the obituary viewed at www.robertsclarkchapel.com.